A loan of $2,650 helped a member to buy stock, such as rice and milk, for her business.

Emprendamos El Futuro Group's story

The members belong to the communal bank "EMPRENDAMOS EL FUTURO". This bank is located in the Cusco area in the province of Cusco, which is in the Cusco region.

The member requesting the loan is Andrea. She is a widow. She is 66 years old and has 8 children. She divides her time between her daily activities and her grocery store. She sells different types of products, such as rice, sugar, sweets and soft drinks, etc. She has been operating this business for many years, and it is going well thanks to the hard work she puts in every day. She works in her business Monday to Sunday, from 06:00am to 09:00pm approximately, although this schedule may change depending on what is going on during the day. This member is a responsible and hardworking person. In this way she can make a better life for her family.

She is requesting the loan to buy stock, such as rice and milk, for her business.

The other members have a book selling business, sell craftwork, sell clothes, online games, and work in private companies.

The woman in the smaller photo asked permission to arrive late to the meeting because of work commitments.

The member is grateful to those who are sharing her dream in this way. She is committed to making the payments according to the schedule.

In this group: Nelly, Gloria, Ambrocia, Andrea, Martin, Jacinta, Miguelina, Marie
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Suzanne Carey

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