A loan of $6,200 helped a member to purchase merchandise, such as Pisco, rum, Whiskey, and other items. Her goal is to open another liquor store.


Las Hijas De Maria Group's story

A group of neighbors and friends formed the communal bank “LAS HIJAS DE MARIA”. The bank is located in the district of Cuzco, in the province and department of Cuzco. This communal bank is made up of people that are constantly seeking out opportunities to get ahead, and through their daily efforts give their children a better future. The other members' businesses are selling churros,carpentry,handmade crafts,a bookstore, and a grocery store.

Ninoska lives in Cusco, the same city in which she was born. She is 32 years old and has the role of mother and father to her only child. Ninoska’s primary business is the sale of groceries and liquor. She has been in this line of work for three years now, and she is doing very well. On this occasion she needs the loan in order to purchase merchandise, such as rum, Pisco, Whiskey, and other items. Her goal is to open up another liquor store.

The members in general appreciate the opportunity that has been given and they are committed to making their various payments within the established time frame.

Cusco is located in the district of Cuzco, in the province and department of Cuzco, which is in the heart of the ancient city of the Incas. It is a touristic area characterized by its archaeological centers, its historic center, its landscapes, its history, and for being an enchanting city in the southern area of the country. Cusco is known because of its commerce, its traditional celebration of Inti Raymi, and because one of the seven wonders of the world, Machu Picchu, is located there.

In this group: Lidia, Silvia, Maria Victoria, David Gaudencio, Maria Mercedes, Yanett Del Pilar, Ninoska, Ruth Marina, Cecilia , Cesar Augusto, Saul, Roberto

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Wright Thompson



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