A loan of $4,100 helped a member to buy a new hair dryer and other beauty salon supplies.


Progresando Group's story

The members belong to the “PROGRESANDO” (Making Progress) communal bank located in Qoricancha, Chincheros province, Cusco department. Silberia is a widow and mother of two children. She works in the Carlos Quinto Hotel. She’s a cosmetologist and runs the beauty salon for tourists. She also prepares meals, box lunches, for the tourists to take on their tours on weekends. She is asking for funds to buy a new hair dryer and beauty salon supplies. The other members are seamstresses, sell clothing in a shopping center and are carpenters, tourist guides and newspapermen. She is grateful to those who are part of this dream and pledges to repay in a timely fashion.

In this group: Luisa Francisca , Felipa Doris , Edith , Silberia , Wilfredo, Sebastiana , Grace Marleny , Bacilia , Noemi , Eva , Teofilo Salvador , Sabina
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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