A loan of $900 helped a member esabel, Felipa and Zenobia need loans of 800, 800, and 1000 soles (3 soles = $1), which they will invest in buying corn, wool, chickens, sheep, cheese, onion, celery, rice, sugar, and fruits.


Felipa's Group's story

Esabel, Felipa, and Zenobia have been part of the community bank “Kusikuy”, which means "be happy" in Quechua, for one, two, and two respectively.

Isabel is 24 years old, she is married and has one child. Isabel knits sweaters, which she sells at different markets. She also sells roasted corn from a cart in the center of the city.

Felipa is 40 years old. She also knits sweaters that she sells at different markets. In addition, she sells vegetables at markets around Ayacucho and buys cheese, which she sells in the city.

Zenobia is 42 years old. She is married and has six children. Zenobia travels to different markets selling food staples, and fruits. From the markets she buys grains, cheese, and animals that she sells in the city.

Esabel, Felipa and Zenobia need loans of 800, 800, and 1000 soles (3 soles = $1), which they will invest in buying corn, wool, chickens, sheep, cheese, onion, celery, rice, sugar, and fruits.

In the community bank they have learned to be punctual, and how to invest in their business. In addition, they have learned about self-esteem and how to have a positive relationship with their husbands. Esabel, Felipa and Zenobia dream of being able to open a store in their homes, that their children will be professionals, and to own their homes.

In this group: Felipa, Esabel, Zenobia



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