A loan of $5,975 helped a member to buy chicken and fish.

San Isidro De Yungaqui Group's story

A group of neighbors and friends formed the Communal Bank "San Isidro de Yungaqui" in the community of Yungaqui in the District of Anta, which is part of Anta Province in the Department of Cusco. This Communal Bank consists of individuals who look at each moment as an opportunity to get ahead. Through their daily efforts, they are able to provide a better future for their children. The business activities of the members are as follows: selling potatoes, selling vegetables, selling milk and cheese, fattening cattle, selling chicken, selling maize, selling food, raising small animals, and providing services such as automobile maintenance.

Sra. Nelida (who has her hand raised in the photo) is a member who is married and has three children. Her main business activity is selling chicken and fish. She has been in this business for several years and is doing very well thanks to the effort she puts into her work. Nelida is taking this opportunity to request a loan for buying merchandise, such as chicken and fish.

The members, in general, are grateful for the opportunity that has been provided and promise to complete the payments on their various loans according to the established terms.

Cusco is located in the Distrct and Province of Cusco in the Department of Cusco. The heart of this ancient city of the Incas is where many archaeological sites are located. The historical center and the landscapes help make Cusco the most enchanting city in the southern region of Peru. Cusco is known for being a tourist and commercial area. It is also known for the traditional festival of Inti Raymi and for being the home of one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu.

In this group: Nelida, Florentina, Ruth Maritza, Jesusa, Graciela, Gloria, Valeria, Benigna, Agustin, Lourdes, Karen Milagros, Veronica, Lisbeth*, Cruz Fredy
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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