A loan of $775 helped to buy vegetables like tomatoes, onions, gourds, and lettuces.


Ruth Delia's story

The member belongs to the communal bank “VIRGEN PURIFICADA DE ANGOSTURA;” the bank is located in the district of Cusco, which belongs to Cusco department and province. The member, Ruth Delia, is 31 and single. She alternates her daily activities: selling dry products like potatoes and starches from white and purple potatoes and selling vegetables like carrots, tomatoes, and lettuces in the market from 8:00 a.m until 5:00 p.m. At night, she sells a variety of sandwiches, including cheese and meat among others. She has been able to provide for her children through this small business. Her dream is to have a stand where she can sell sandwiches. She is requesting the loan to buy vegetables like tomatoes, onions, gourds, and lettuces. She is pleased with the loan and promises to make her payments.

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