A loan of $2,275 helped a member to buy rice, sugar and oil at wholesale.

Familia Group's story

The “Familia” communal bank starts its cycle #6 with 11 members who have various businesses like: fish sales, dressmaking, milk sales, cheese sales, sale of small farm animals and embroidered crafts.

Tersa, 48, is the President for this cycle. She’s married and has four children who are 33, 31, 16 and 13 years of age. She has a grocery store at home.

She joined FINCA Perú thanks to an invitation from her daughter. She likes it because the loans are easy to negotiate and she can save

In this group: Teresa, Bertha, Gloria Cecilia Cestina, Agustina, Sabina, Alicia, Vilma, Alicia, Paulina, Liz Sara, Delia

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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