A loan of $3,825 helped a member to buy small animals.

Los Girasoles De Compone Group's story

Modesta belongs to the “Los Girasoles de Compone” (The Compone Sunflowers) Communal Bank. The bank is located in the Escuchaka district, Anta province, Cusco department.

Modesta is 56 years old, married, and has six children. She raises small animals. She buys guinea pigs and poultry like chickens, hens, and roosters. She also buys and sells milk. She works in an independent manner. That is how she wishes to continue because this type of work is profitable.

She and her husband have cows. She sells the milk that the cows produce. Once a week she makes cheeses and yogurt.

She wants the loan to buy small animals in order to expand her business. She will buy guinea pigs and birds wholesale. She is requesting the loan to buy small animals.

Other members are farmers. Some sell milk and its derivatives like cheese and yogurt. Other members sell vegetables and corn.

She values the loan and pledges to make her payments on time.

In this group: Modesta, Marlene, Leonardo, Ernestina, Urbelinda*, Evarista, Ernestina, Elisa, Karinow, Rene, Julia, Grimanesa, Edith, Francisca
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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