A loan of $5,625 helped a member to buy materials such as different colors of wool.

Virgen Del Rosario De San Sebastian Group's story

The member belongs to the communal bank VIRGEN DEL ROSARIO DE SAN SEBASTIAN, which is located in the district of Wanchaq in Cusco province, Cusco department. Felipa, 40, is married and has a son. Her daily activities include making handicrafts and weavings such as sweaters, shawls, gloves, hats, and other items. She works alone, selling her merchandise to her best customers. She has years of experience in this business, which prospers due to her efforts. She is responsible and dedicated to providing for her family. She is requesting a loan to buy materials such as different colors of wool.

The other members' professions include: selling furniture, auto parts, or handicrafts; mechanics; carpentry; and raising livestock. The people who appear in the inset photos asked permission to arrive late for the meeting due to their work schedules. Felipa is grateful for the loan and promises to make her payments.

In this group: Sabina, Hilda, Dedicacion, Felipa, Guido, Roberto, Lourdes, Marleni*, Karina, Rosmil Edson*, Margarita
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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