A loan of $6,300 helped a member to buy soft drinks for her small grocery store.


San Isidro De Yanahuara Group's story

These members belong to the “SAN ISIDRO DE YANAHUARA” communal bank. This bank is located in the province of Urubamba and the department of Cuzco.

This member's name is Jovita. She is 52 years old, married and has one son. She alternates her activities between her daily tasks and her grocery store selling basic necessity items such as rice, sugar, milk, candies and soft drinks, among others. She has had this business for years and with it she gets her family ahead. She also raises small animals such as guinea pigs and chickens. She is a cheerful and responsible woman who really wants to get ahead for her family.

She is asking for the loan to buy soft drinks for her store.

The other members make weavings, raise small animals, offer transportation service, have stores, buy and sell artisan crafts, and buy and sell corn.

She is thankful for the loan and committed to making her payments.

In this group: Lisbeth, Vicente, Angelica, Milagros , Jovita, Juliana, Julian, Victoria, Gregoria, Francisca, Josefina, Alexci Moises

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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