A loan of $3,600 helped a member to buy products such as cookies, sweets, chocolates etc. To buy supplies for her 'cevicheria'.


Reyna Del Carmen Group's story

These people belong to the “Reyna del Carmen” community bank which is located in Cusco district, in the province and department of the same name.

Cristina is 45 years old. She lives with her common-law husband and has four children. Her business is selling 'ceviche' (raw fish marinated in lemon and garlic) on Saturdays and Sundays. She makes her sales as a street trader. She also has a kiosk in Santa Rosa D. América school where she works from Monday to Friday in the mornings. She is a very enterprising person who has a great desire to get ahead.

Cristina is requesting this loan to buy products such as cookies, sweets, chocolates, etc. and to buy supplies for her 'cevicheria'.

The other members of the group have businesses which incluD.: selling shoes, selling CDs, raising chickens and making handicrafts.

Cristina is grateful to those who will take part in this dream by funding her loan and she pledges to make her repayments in a timely manner.

In this group: Cristina, Nelida, Dora, Sonia, Andres Corcino, Olga Livia, Carlos, Clark Esteban, Livia, Yanet, Justina, Arnold Jhoe*
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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