A loan of $4,550 helped a member to buy supplies for making cakes such as flour, butter, eggs, etc.

Juntas Y Unidas Group's story

This member belongs to the 'Juntas y Unidas' community bank which is located in Huanchac district, in Cusco province and department.

The member is 55-year-old Guillermina who is married, and has four children. She divides her time between her daily activities and her business making cakes and snacks for different events such as christenings, weddings, birthday parties, etc. In addition, she also embroiders and weaves. She sells her handicrafts to customers who request them such as friends and family members. She is a responsible and determined person who has a great desire to continue working for the sake of her family.

Guillermina is requesting this loan to buy supplies for making cakes such as flour, butter, eggs, etc.

The other members of this group work in different businesses. They sell building supplies, provide a taxi service, sell beauty products, run a restaurant, sell hardware, sell books, work as a teacher and work in tourism.

The person in the attached photo is a member who requested permission to arrive late to the meeting.

Guillermina feels grateful for the loan she is receiving and pledges to make her repayments according to schedule.

In this group: Maritza, Luisa, Maruja, Marleni Vanessa, Justina, Marilu, Karin Pilar, Luz Marina*, Guillermina, Diego Telma, Primitivo
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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