A loan of $475 helped a member their loans are for 1200 and 200 soles respectively (3 soles = $1), which will be invested in improving their business by adding decorations, and buying basic groceries such as rice, oil, potatoes, meat, flour, and sugar.


Rosa Victoria's Group's story

Rosa Victoria and Marcelina are associates of the community bank Maria Antonieta. They have been members for three years and one year respectively.


Rosa Victoria is married and has four children, three of whom are professionals. She is currently the president of her bank. Marcelina lives with her partner and has two children, one of whom is still in high school. She is the treasurer of her bank.


Rosa has owned a business preparing and selling the typical food from Cuzco, another part of Peru, for the past two months. For three years Marcelina has owned a business making and selling a traditional bread called, “chapla”.
Their loans are for 1200 and 200 soles respectively (3 soles = $1), which will be invested in improving their businesses by adding decorations, and buying basic groceries such as rice, oil, potatoes, meat, flower, and sugar.


Rosa and Marcelina say that in their community bank they feel happy and capable. It is like a big family where they can share companionship and values such as punctuality.


Their dreams are to continue improving their businesses and one day own a home.

In this group: Rosa Victoria, Marcelina



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