A loan of $4,000 helped a member to buy rice, sugar, milk, cookies, and eggs for her convenience store and egg-selling business.

Sumac Chaska Group's story

The members belong the SUMAC CHESKA communal bank. This bank is located in the Cusco district, in Cusco province, Cusco department.

The member requesting the loan is Rosa Nieves. She is single, 46 years old, and has 2 children. She has a convenience store where she sells rice, sugar, milk, and cookies. She works from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., and also has a business selling wholesale eggs. She delivers the eggs to different stores. She has been working at her convenience store for 5 years, and has been selling eggs for 3 years. In her free time, she likes to go out with her children.

Her dream is to expand her convenience store. She is requesting the loan to buy products like rice, sugar, milk, cookies, and eggs.

The members that are in the inserted photos were not present for the group photo and they were excused due to work commitments.

The other members earn a living selling clothes, renting out rooms, selling handicrafts, and running convenience stores.

The member thanks all the people who form part of this dream and pledges to make the repayments in a timely manner.

In this group: Rosa Nieves, Luz Fabiola, Rocio Clorinda, Melisa*, Claudia Irene, Carla Alejandra, Olga, Danitza Jasmine*, Lourdes, Carlos Alberto
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Geraldine Pugh

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