A loan of $2,825 helped a member to buy a dairy cow.


San Roque Group's story

Señora Leandra belongs to the San Roque Communal Bank, which is located in Andahuaylillas, a district in the province of Quispicanchis in the department of Cusco.

Leandra is 53 years old, married and the mother of two children, aged 21 and 16. She alternates her daily household chores with her agricultural activity. She has dairy cows which she breeds, makes them procreate and sells the dairy products to her customers: milk, cheese, curd cheese and yogurt. Currently she applies for a loan to buy one dairy cow in order to increase her sales.

The other group members are involved in different activities, such as bakery, restaurant, education, grocery, transportation, small animal husbandry, craftwork, sale of corn beer and malt beer.

Leandra is happy about the loan and promises to pay it off according to the repayment schedule.

In this group: Leandra Matilde, Ruth Guillermina, Josefina, Teresa, Mercedes *, Silvia Modesta , Juana Gualberta , David Honelio , Silvia Virginia , Margot
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Robert Mouris



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