A loan of $4,675 helped a member to purchase products such as sugar, milk, oil and sweets wholesale to stock her grocery store.

Vamos Juntos Group's story

The members belong to the “Vamos Juntos” Communal Bank. This bank is located in Cusco District, belongng to Cusco Province in the department of Cusco.

The member is Sra. Juana who is married, 47 years old and has two children. She works running her grocery store business where she sells basic supplies such as rice, sugar, milk, oil and sweets.

Formerly, the member had a business selling sweets and was a street vender, however due to her effort and determination she was able to open a grocery store. The member sold sweets for 15 years but has been running her grocery store for two years. Through this business, the member is helping her children get ahead. Her dream is to expand her grocery store business. She is requesting the loan to purchase products such as sugar, milk, oil and sweets wholesale in order to fully stock her grocery store.

The other members are engaged in the restaurant business, handicrafts, the meat selling business and the business of selling delicacies and yogurt.

The member, Sra. Juana, is grateful to those who form part of fulfilling her dreams by this means and is committed to making all of her payments according to the established timetable.

In this group: Juana, Urbana, Gloria, Dominga, Alex Jhon, Silvia, Mario, Neli Magdalena, Presentacion, Vilma Flora, Gloria Eliana, Aydee, Clotilde*
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diane Chaney

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