A loan of $3,200 helped a member to buy snacks at wholesale prices such as gum, candy, cookies.

La Union Group's story

The members belong to the community bank "LA UNION"; this bank is located in the district of Cusco, belongs to the province of Cusco and department of Cusco.

The member is Miriam, she is single, 25 years old and has 1 son, she works in the business of selling snacks, she has a cart where she sells candy, suckers, cookies, pop and other snacks, she sells in an itinerant manner from 7 AM to 8 PM, through this small business she gets her son ahead, her dream is to have a grocery store. She requests a loan to buy snacks at wholesale prices such as gum, candy and cookies. The other members of the group work on: a restaurant, food sales, grocery sales, selling hats, raising livestock.

The members that were attached to the group photo arrived after the meeting, they asked for permission to miss it because of health reasons.

The member is thankful to those who are part of her dream through Kiva and she commits to make the repayments in the agreed term.

In this group: Tomasa, Benita, Magdalena, Virginia, Haydee, Haydee, Mirian, Herculana*, Maria, Jovita, Rosa Maria*, Fernando
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt

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