A loan of $4,525 helped a member to buy vegetables, dirt, rice, sugar, small animals, tara, cochinilla and to pay employees.


Pacaycasa Group's story

The Pacaycasa group began their 20th loan with 19 members. The group members are from the Pacaycasa district which is located 30 minutes from the city of Ayacucho. The members have different businesses like the sale of groceries, vegetables, small animals, tara, cochinilla, foods, candies, bricks and fruits.

As is the case with Señora Justina, who is single and is 34 with one son, Justina buys and sells tara, cochinilla, tuna, and also has a grocery store in her house. Justina needs a loan of 600 soles to invest in the purchase of groceries.

While Otilia lives with her partner, she is 36 años and has 2 children, Otilia sells food at the sports field in her district on Sundays, she also buys and sells tara and cochinilla. Otilia needs a loan of 900 soles to pay workers.

The group members need different amounts of loans from 300 soles, 600soles, 900 soles making a total of 12,900 soles loans for the group.

Their loans will be invested in the purchase of vegetables, dirt, rice, sugar, small animals, tara, cochinilla and to pay employees.

The dreams of the group members are to build a house, to save for the education of their children and to improve their businesses.

In this group: Justina, Otilia, Pelagia, Basilia, Victoria, Carmen Rosa, Carmen, Necida Neyda, Carmen Rosa, Aquilina, Raymunda, Isabel, Janet Magali, Odon , Marcelina, Serafina, Anali Luz, Zenobia Maurina , Lourdes Raquel

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kelly McKinnon



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