A loan of $5,125 helped a member to purchase supplies such as flour, sweets, jams, delicacies, and other things.

Virgen Purificada Group's story

A group of neighbors and friends created a community bank called “Virgen Purificada” (Purified Virgin) of the district of Cusco in the province of Cusco in the department of Cusco. This community bank is made up of various people that search every moment for the opportunity to get ahead and with their daily efforts create a better future for their children.

Margarita is a member of the community bank. She was born in the city of Cusco and lives in the same city where she was born. She is 50-years-old, she has a civil union from which she has a son. She is a responsible person and friendly that works in the creation and sale of snacks. She has been working for 20 years in this business and she is doing well. Margarita in this opportunity requires a loan to purchase more supplies such as: flour, sweets, jams, delicacies, and other things.

The people that are in the bottom of the picture are the ones that arrived late to the meeting. The other members work in the following businesses: production of sweaters, sale of vegetables, sale of cosmetics, and others offer professional services.

The partners in general are grateful for the opportunity provided and they promise to complete with the payment of different quotas in the established period.

In this group: Rina Margarita, Zelmira Rosa, Luisa Libertad, Basilia, Ruth Agripina, Rosa America, Vilma, Flora Belinda, Maharani, Walter, Gregorio*, Marleny
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alana Abbitt-McGregor

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