A loan of $3,400 helped a member to buy school supplies at wholesale.


Señor De Luren Group's story

The “Señor de Luren” (Lord of Luren) communal bank starts its 9th cycle with 12 members who are from Huancavelica district whose main economic activity is commerce.

Yolanda is one of the members and is serving as Treasurer on the governing board during this cycle. She has three young children who are 26, 18 and 16 years of age.

Yolanda has a small bookstore where she sells stationery items like: notebooks, sheets of paper, pencils and all types of paper goods. She started the business with just a few items but gradually has been stocking it according to the needs of her customers. Now, she also has a photocopying machine and provides copying services as well as document typing and formatting.

The loans that Yolanda receives are used to buy school supplies at wholesale and in large quantities for her store.

Her dream is to have a large bookstore and to be able to fill large orders for all her local schools.

In this group: Yolanda, Melania, Delia Elizabeth, Andrea, Serafina, Reina, Dennys, Nancy Esther, Lilia, Julio, Alberta, Nery
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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