A loan of $3,500 helped a member bUYING RICE AND SUGAR TO SELL.


Corazón De Jesús Group's story

The Corazón D. Jesús (Heart of Jesus) Communal Bank began its first loan cycle with 10 members. All are from the Community of Paccha, Vinchos District, Huamanga Province. The local population is dedicated to producing livestock and, especially, cereal agriculture. The members operate different businesses, such as selling animals, cereals, and groceries in general, agriculture and raising animals.

Such is the case of Mrs. Maura, who is married and has 2 children. Maura has a store in her house and sells groceries in general. In addition, Maura sells Omnilife products to friends and family members. She buys her products in the city of Ayacucho. Her loan will be invested in buying rice and sugar. Maura dreams of improving her business and saving for the education of her children.

The members need different loan amounts like 200 Sols, 300 Sols, 600 Sols, resulting in a total of 9,900 Sols in loans in this communal bank.

In this group: Rosa, Pastora , Eusebia, Cresenciana , Marina, Justa , Teofila, Maura , Mercedes, Elena

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD



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