A loan of $2,900 helped a member to buy merchandise for her grocery store.


Los Quinuales Group's story

Yudit is 41 years old and has 2 school-age children. She is the president of the 'Los Quinuales' community bank which is located in 9 D. Julio district, in the city of Huancayo, in Concepción province, Peru.

Yudit is a councillor in her town in Concepción. In addition, she owns a small grocery store and, in the future, she would like to open a 'locutorio' (an establishment that offers access to public telephones). However, as of yet there is still no telephone signal in her town. Yudit and her husband, who is a taxi driver, work hard so that they can get their family ahead in life and proviD. their children with a university education.

Yudit will use this loan to buy merchandise and stock her 'bodeguita' (a small store that sells essentials) with new products. In the photo, Yudit is wearing a beige-colored sweater and is sitting in the center.

(*) The small photos belong to: (on the left) ClotilD. F. P. who left early because she had to return to her workplace which is a fish hatchery. (on the right) Doris O. Sanches who, like ClotilD., works in a fish hatchery.

Jefferson L. O. isn't in the photo because he arrived late due to the fact that he was working. By the time he arrived all the other members had gone home.

In this group: Yudit Gloria, Liberata, Doris Edobina, Clotilde Isidora, Jefferson*, Norma, Soledad, Rolando , Ines Basilia, Teofila, Doris Aydee
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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