A loan of $4,550 helped a member to buy paint, bricks and cement.

Juntas Y Unidas Group's story

The members belong to the “Juntas y Unidas” communal bank. This bank is located in the district of Cusco, part of the Cusco province and department. The member in question is Marilu, she is married, 41 years old and has one child. Marilu works in her business selling construction materials such as paint, plaster, cement and bricks, working from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Marilu has been working in this business for 5 years and it is going very well for her. Her dream is to expand the construction material business. She is seeking this loan to buy paint, bricks and cement.

The other members make their living selling books, selling cakes, selling fabrics and construction materials.

Marilu is grateful to those people who form part of this dream through this method, and she pledges to meet the repayments in the fixed time frame.

In this group: Marilu, Maritza, Luisa, Maruja, Marleni Vanessa*, Justina, Karin Pilar, Luz Marina, Primitivo, Guillermina Hortencia
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Severine

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