A loan of $3,900 helped a member to buy bricks, roof tiles and cinder blocks. .

Las Hormiguitas Group's story

These members belong to the “LAS HORMIGUITAS” [The Little Ants] communal bank. This bank is located in the district of Cuzco in the province and department of Cuzco.

One member's name is Tania. She is 32, in a common law marriage and has 2 children. She works at her business selling bricks, roof tiles and cinder block. She works from 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m,. She has been doing this business for 8 years and it is going very well for her. Her dream is to expand the brick selling. She gets her children ahead with this business. She is asking for the loan to buy bricks, roof tiles and cinder blocks.

The other members sell bricks, selling groceries, a shoe factory and selling french fries.

Tania is grateful to those who have been a part of this dream and she is committed to making her payments on time.

In this group: Tania, Faustino, Manuela, Rosmeri*, Paulina, Ruly Brigida, Toribia, Veronica, Rafael, Mayumi Kelly*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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