A loan of $3,575 helped a member to buy rice, sugar, and other products.

Amanecer De Los Inkas Group's story

The Communal Bank “Amanecer de los Inkas” (Dawn of the Incas) consists of friends, co-workers, and neighbors who have good rapport. These members live in the city of Cusco, a city that is known for its archaeological sites, its historical center, its landscapes, its history, and its reputation of being one of the most enchanting cities in the southern part of the country.

The members of this group are hardworking and enterprising individuals. They see each moment as an opportunity to move forward, so they strive each day to provide a better future for their children. Most of these members engage in some type of business activity such as selling food, selling vegetables, selling meals, selling handicrafts, selling beer, and providing various services.

Estefania is 53 years old, married, and has nine children. She was born in Urubamba Province, but now lives in the beautiful city of Cusco. Her business activity involves selling food products from a small grocery store in her home. She also makes “chicha de jora” (a traditional beverage made from corn). Estefania is taking this opportunity to request a loan so that she can buy more merchandise, such as sacks of rice, sacks of sugar, and other items.

The members appreciate the opportunity that has been given to them, so they promise to complete their payments according to the established terms.

In this group: Lourdes, Felix, Felicia, Estefania, Dilver, Rita Luz, Luis Alberto, Alfredo, Heber, Jimy, Romania*, Alejandrina, Felix, Georgina
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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