A loan of $4,825 helped a member to buy small animals for fattening so she can increase her business and have more income.

Tesorito De Oro - Ocongate Group's story

The members belong to the “Tesorito D. Oro – Ocongate” communal bank. They live in the district of Ocongate, which belongs to the province of Quispicanchis, Cusco department.

Mariza is 27 years old, is from Ocongate, and lives with her husband. Her husband is a mechanic and he sells lubricants for cars. She has 2 children who are studying in the public school in Ocongate. She alternates her household activities with raising small livestock. She buys small animals (guinea pigs, domestic fowl, pigs), fattens them, and sells them. She is requesting a loan to buy small animals and expand her business so she can have more income.

The other members work in different businesses, such as small grocery stores, crafts, agriculture, cattle raising, clothing sales, floristry, taxis, cheese sales, and antiques sales.

The members value and are infinitely grateful for the loan granted to them since it will allow them to grow and improve their businesses, and thereby improve their quality of life. They promise to make their payments in the stipulated time frame.

In this group: Florencia , Paulina , Margarita , Felipa Juana , Mariza , Alejandrina , Sonia , Isaias *, Brisaida, David *, Patricia , Hilaria, Maria , Lauriana, Teodora *, Alejandrina , Marina , Juliana *, Margarita, Tomaza Yolanda
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jennifer Day

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