A loan of $4,100 helped a member to buy supplies to prepare chicha (a corn based beer) and to buy cooking products such as meat, chicken and vegetables.


Santa Rosa De Collana Group's story

These village bank members belong to "SANTA ROSA Collana". This bank is located in the district, province and region of Cusco.

One member is Mrs. Roxana, 24 years old, she and her partner have three children. This member's business is selling from a small restuarant and she also sells “chicha” beer (a corn based beer beverage). Her small restaurant sells lunches and dinners and from this small business she hopes to get ahead. Her dream is to expand the restaurant business and the sales of the chicha beer and also to purchase cooking products such as meat, chicken and vegetables.


Other partners in the group also work in the restaurant business in addition to animal husbandry, food sales, clothing sales and guinea pig sales.

This member is greatful to those who make this dream possible. She is committed to making the loan repayments on time.

In this group: Roxana, Jeannete Marlenne, Erika Maritza, Edizabel, Fidel, Fortunata, Carolina, Remigia Julia, Sonia, Nelly Mercedes, Anastaccia, Juana

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Andrea Kellogg



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