A loan of $3,750 helped a member to purchase some discounted beauty products by catalog.

Juntas Y Unidas Group's story

Sra. Luisa belongs to the “JUNTAS Y UNIDAS” Communal Bank. The bank is located in Huanchac district, belonging to Cusco Province and Cusco Department.

Luisa is 44 years old and married with 3 children. She divides her time between her business buying and selling books and also selling cosmetics by catalog. She wants to invest in the purchase of books wholesale and has requested that they arrive in two weeks and therefore is required to pay the total shipping costs. She will also invest the loan in the purchase of some beauty products on sale in the catalog.

Other members of the bank work at buying and selling construction materials, managing a grocery store, making tortas, selling woven goods, teaching, driving a taxi and running a poultry shop.

Luisa is happy with the loan and is committed to making her payments on time.

In this group: Maritza, Luisa, Maruja, Marleni Vanessa, Justina, Victoria, Marilu, Karin Pilar, Nerida, Luz Marina, Guillermina, Diego Telma

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diane Chaney

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