A loan of $6,550 helped a member to buy fruit like oranges at wholesale.

Agua Buena Group's story

Isabel, 33, is a member of the “Agua Buena” (Good Water) communal bank located in Wanchaq District in Cusco Province and Department. She has a spouse and three children. She alternates her daily activities with a business selling fruit like bananas, apples and papayas, among others. She’s been in this business for years and does well thanks to the effort she puts into her business every day.

In addition, she raises small farm animals like guinea pigs. She raises them in order to sell them to customers that request them. She’s a responsible, hardworking woman who supports her family this way. She is requesting the loan to buy fruit like oranges at wholesale. She is grateful for the loan granted and commits to make her payments as scheduled.

The other group members sell grass, are cheese merchants, raise animals, have a printing shop and grocery store.

The members whose faces are obscured do not belong to this communal bank and the members in the inserted photos had asked permission to arrive late at the meeting because of their work.

In this group: Delia , Mery, Matilde , Luz Marina , Timotea, Isabel, Lucila , Ines , Vilma *, Rolando
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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