A loan of $6,275 helped a member to buy supplies for her business such as cheese, sausages, flour, olives, and other items.


Fuerza 2008 Group's story

María is a member of the Communal Bank “Fuerza 2008” (Strength 2008), which is located in the District of Wanchaq in Cusco Province, Department of Cusco.

She is 46 years old, separated from her spouse, and has four children. María divides her time between her daily activities and her pizzeria business. She works with her daughter based on a schedule since she also works at a tourist restaurant. María is a cheerful and responsible person who greatly desires to move her family forward. She wants to expand her business by opening a new pizzeria. María works every day so that she can provide her children a better quality of life. She is requesting a loan to buy supplies for her business such as cheese, sausages, flour, olives, and other items.

The other members buy and sell wool, provide taxi services, sell fruit, buy and sell clothing, sell construction materials, and sell snacks on the go.

María is grateful for this channel by which she is able to access a loan and promises to complete her payments.

In this group: Lila Yan, Juliana, Manuel David, Claudia Andrea*, Rosa, Felicitas, Emperatriz, Nazaria, Ruth Maribel, Antonio, Franklin , Maria Belen , Alvaro , Gisel Rossana, Carina, Billi Osguel, Ggina Denisse
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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