A loan of $5,975 helped a member to buy rice, oil, milk, sugar and also beer and soft drinks.

Minka Group's story

The members belong to the communal bank “MINKA”. This bank is located in the district of Cusco in the province of Cusco and the department of Cusco.
Lizbeth Giovana is a cohabitant and is 36 years old with one child. She works in her grocery store business. She sells staple products like rice, sugar, milk and oil. She also sells beer and soft drinks. She works from 8am to 7pm. She has been in this business for nice years, and it is going well for her. In her free time, she likes to go out for walks. Her dream is to expand her grocery store business. She is requesting the loan to buy rice, oil, milk, sugar and also beer and soft drinks.
The other members have businesses selling cell phones, groceries, handicrafts and food. The small photo is of a member who came after the group photo was taken because of work committments.
Lizbeth Giovana is grateful to those that form part of this dream through this medium, and she commits to making her payments on time.

In this group: Lizbeth Giovana, Norma, Benedicta, Gladys Nancy, Miriam*, Valentin David, Consuelo, Jaime
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jacqueline Demeranville

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