A loan of $1,525 helped a member to buy tables and chairs.

Wanka Walashmika ("hombres Valerosos") Group's story

Mauricia P. C. is 25 years old, lives with her partner, and has 2 school-age children. She belongs to the "Wanka Walashmika" (Brave Men) community bank and she is the bank's president.

Maruicia learned to cook alongside her mother from a very early age. Her mother taught her all the secrets of the culinary art that she learned from her grandmother. Mauricia currently prepares dishes that are typical of her region. She will invest her loan in buying tables and chairs for her meal business. (In the photograph, Mauricia is wearing green pants and a fuchsia-colored cardigan. She is the second person from the right).

In this group: Mauricia, Nelly Enma, Maribel, Antonia, Olga Juvita, Dina Bacilia, Fredy Ponciano, Yousara Margarita, Rocio Nelly

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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