A loan of $4,900 helped a member to buy supplies such as milk and salt in bulk in order to make cheese.

San Isidro De Yungaqui Group's story

The members belong to the communal bank SAN ISIDRO D. YUNGAQUI. This bank is located in the district of Anta, belonging to the province of Anta and the department of Cusco.

The member is Florentina. She is married, 55 years old, and has 6 children. She has a business selling cheese. She prepares cheeses and later sells them individually, taking them to different markets that take place in Anta. She works from 8:00AM until 5:00PM. Through her business the member wants her children to benefit. She wants to expand and to improve her business of selling cheeses. She is asking for this loan in order to buy supplies in order to make cheeses, such as milk and salt in bulk.

The other members are in businesses such as breeding guinea pigs, selling potatoes, grocery store, livestock, selling corn, and selling animals.

One member was attached to the photo after it was taken because she had work commitments.

The member is grateful to those who are part of this dream through this loan and she promises to make her payments on time.

In this group: Florentina, Ruth Maritza, Jesusa, Graciela, Gloria, Valeria*, Nelida, Benigna, Agustin*, Lourdes, Karen Milagros, Veronica, Lisbeth
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gail LeGrand

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