A loan of $4,600 helped a member to buy firewood.


Musuq Rumi Group's story

The Musuq Rumi, which means New Stone in Quechua, communal bank is starting its 20th cycle with 19 members. Esperanza has been a member for several years and now is the group President. She has been President on three occasions. She’s married and has three children who are in school. Esperanza sells firewood at home every day; she buys the firewood from producers. She is asking for a 400 sol loan to buy firewood. Esperanza dreams that her children get ahead studying a profession.

In this group: Esperanza, Raquel Lourdes, Victoria , Miriam, Rosa Maria, Aparicio , Marleny, Fresquita, Cirila , Felix, Lucia, Aurelia, Carlos , Chose , Maryvell, Julia Agustina, Maximiliana, Odilia, Fidela
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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