A loan of $3,075 helped a member to buy merchandise for the store that operates in the bakery.

Tres Esquinas - El Tambo Group's story

Luis Alberto M. C., 33, has a life partner and two children. (In the photo he is standing and is wearing a gray windbreaker and is wearing glasses).

He used to work as a master baker in a firm in the city of Huancayo.

When he started living with his wife he wasn’t very well accepted by her family because they lived in a room in his mother-in-law’s house. As he felt the need to leap forward in order to proviD. a better quality of life for his two children, who are 6 and 2 years of age respectively, he decided to leave his mother-in-law’s house and start a bakery. However, money was insufficient.

The start wasn’t easy because he had very little capital, which was savings from his salary. It wasn’t enough to cover the start up costs of the business.

Later they decided to start with help from his wife. They left his mother-in-law’s house and rented a house in which his bakery and a grocery store nor operate. Luis Alberto is mindful of his wife’s support because he prepares the bread and she goes out in the afternoon to sell it. He has a small grocery store in the bakery and they need more working capital to stock the little store.

Loan’s Purpose: To buy merchandise for the grocery store that operates in the bakery.

**The small photo is Mr. José Antonio S. R., who does not appear in the main group photo**

In this group: Luis Alberto , Jose Antonio, Olga Marina, Norma Edina, Mara Hoyoni, Elvis Jhon, Julia Milagros, Oscar Alberto *, Lola
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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