A loan of $5,625 helped a member to buy sweaters and coats for her business.

Sumac Wata Group's story

Mrs. Victoriana is a member of communal bank "Sumac Wata", located in the district of Wanchaq, Cusco province, Cusco department.

Mrs. Victoriana is 48 years old, separated and has three children. Besides her daily activities, she also sells children’s clothes such as sweaters, coats and shirts, and has been doing it for several years now. She does very well, thanks to her determination. She is a very responsible and determined person, which has helped her to get ahead in life with her family.

Mrs. Victoriana requests a loan to buy sweaters and coats for her business.

The other members sell fruits, beauty products, food or work in private institutions. Those members shown in the attached picture could not come to the meeting in time because of their jobs.

Mrs. Victoriana thanks all those involved in her dream through this system and promises to pay the installments in time.

In this group: Senovia, Marina, Sonia Cayetana, Angelica, Maribel, Victoriana Feliciana, Juan*, Miriam
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Santiago Mejía Dugand

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