A loan of $2,475 helped a member to purchase fertilizer and seeds for farmland and also to buy guinea pigs.


Pumamarca Group's story

The members belong to the "Pumamarca" community bank. This bank is located in the district of Cusco, belonging to the province and department of Cusco. The member is Emiliana. She is married and is 49 years old and has one son. The member works with her farming business. She has farmland where she plants vegetables like cabbage, onion, beets, among others. The member also is dedicated to a business raising animals like guinea pigs. The member sells as much animals as vegatables in the market. Through this business, the member will get her son ahead. She wishes to expand and improve the businesses selling vegetables and raising animals. The member is requesting the loan to purchase fertilizer and seeds for her farmland and also to buy guinea pigs. The other members are dedicated to the business of selling animals, a carpenter shop, a business selling "chicha" (a drink), a business selling chicken, a business producing vegetables. The member is thankful to those who form part of this dream in this manner and promises to make her payments on time.

In this group: Emiliana, Ana Maria, Alicia*, Aquilina, Juliana, Bibiana, Vicentina, Fredy, Benigna
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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