A loan of $4,750 helped a member to buy milk, sugar, and fruit, among other items, for her business.


Buena Esperanza Group's story

This borrower, Maria Angelica, belongs to the communal bank "BUENA ESPERANZA" (Good Hope). This group is located in the district of Cusco.

Maria Angelica lives with her husband, is 32 years old, and has 2 children. She alternates her daily acitivites between the sale of breakfast and the sale of juice. She has been working in this capacity for many years, and has been doing well thanks to the effort that she puts in each day. She sells her products itinerantly in the center of the city, and wishes to continue working this way in order to support her family. Maria Angelica is asking for this loan in order to buy milk, sugar, fruit, and other items for her business.

The other members of this lending group work selling clothing and cosmetics, as tour guides, raising animals, making handicrafts, and preparing sandwiches. The members who could not be present for the group photo shown, asked for permission to arrive late to the meeting during which it was taken, due to business obligations.

Maria Angelica is very grateful for all the people who from part of her dream, and she promises to comply with the repayment of her loan in a timely manner.

In this group: Enrique , Lourdes Cecilia, Maria Elena , Iris Agustina , Karol Elena, Eugenia , Maria Angelica, Hernan , Karen Madeleine*
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kaitlyn Godfrey



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