A loan of $3,150 helped a member to buy supplies and ingredients.


Las Palmeras Group's story

This member is part of the “Las Palmeras” communal bank, located in the Huanchac district of the Province and Department of Cusco.

Luz Marina is 32 years old, is married, and has two children. She makes and sells various typical dishes in the Paraíso shopping center. She used to run a kiosk when she attended school, but now she makes food. She also owns a stand in the Paraíso shopping center, where her husband sells shoes. Luz works hard in order to be able to provide a good education for her children. She wants to invest the money from this loan into supplies and ingredients to make her various dishes so that she can increase her sales.

The other members will invest their money into making condiments, recycling, scrap metal sales, gas sales to order, desserts, and knitting sweaters.

She appreciates the support and is likewise committed to make her payments faithfully.

In this group: Luz Marina , Pascuala , Celso Serapio , Bonifacia , Delia , Juan , Sausana , Soledad , Karina , Andrea
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes



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