A loan of $4,250 helped a member to buy construction supplies so that he has a greater variety of products to offer his customers.


Señor Del Calvario De Calca Group's story

These people belong to the "SEÑOR DEL CALVARIO DE CALCA” community bank which is located in Calca, in Calca district, in Cusco department.

Marco Alejandro is a member of this group. He is 60 years old, married, and has 6 children. He divides his time between his daily activities and his business selling construction supplies such as bricks, cement, stones, sand and other products. He used to be a teacher and decided to invest his money in this business which is going very well. He works together with his wife. He is a very cheerful person who has a great desire to get ahead in life for his family's sake.

Marco Alejandro is requesting this loan to buy construction supplies so that he has a greater variety of products to offer his customers.

The other members of this group have businesses which include: running a grocery store, buying and selling children's clothes, selling 'chicha de jora' (a traditional, corn-based drink), and running a store selling agricultural and veterinary products. Marco Alejandro feels happy to be receiving his loan and pledges to make his repayments on time.

In this group: Marco Alejandrino, Luz Marina, Francisca, Primitivo, Cornelia, Luz Marina, Maximiliana, Victoria*, Maritzza, Veronica, Henry Mendel, Julia Mabel*, Ermila
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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