A loan of $3,125 helped a member the member requests a loan to buy ingredients for her business.

Apu Salkantay Group's story

The partners are part of the Apu Salkantay community bank. The members live in the Santiago district in the province and department of Cusco.

This partner is Maria. She is 61, and a single mother with 4 children. For the past 5 years this member has worked on the Plaza del Tricentenario selling food. She also sells eggs with potatoes and ground aji pepper with herbs. She is requesting a loan to buy ingredients for her business.

Other partners alternate their domestic responsibilities with activities such as, retail sales, grain sales (beans, corn, peanuts, green beans), and the purchase and sale of lumber. Other members include a heavy machine operator, an employee in the Inka region, a travel agent, a teacher, and and employee of the Calcutta sisterhood.

This member appreciates the loan since it will allow her to grow her small business and have a better quality of life. She also commits herself to making her payments within the established time line.

In this group: Ruth , Ronald Aquino , Joseph Jeremy , Elena , Juana , Maria Exaltacio , Antonio , Dany Luz, Gianfranco , James Anthony , Cesar

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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