A loan of $4,850 helped a member to buy chickens for her business.


Nuestra Señora Del Carmen Group's story

These businesses belong to the “NUESTRA SEÑORA DEL CARMEN” communal bank. It is located in the district of San Jerónimo, belonging to the province and department of Cuzco. This member is named Juana. She is in a common law marriage and is 33 years old with 3 children. She alternates her other activities with raising small animals such as chickens. She raises them to sell to the customers that order them from her. She has had this business for years and it is going well for her thanks to the hard work she puts into her business every day. She wants to keep working so that she can keep supporting her family. She is asking for this loan to buy chickens for her business. The other members work in their businesses selling meat, guinea pigs, anticuchos, vegetables, groceries, and providing a taxi service. She is grateful to the people who are a part of her dream in this way and she is committed to making her payments on time.

In this group: Emperatriz , Maria Diana, Yahaned Fany, Luz Marina, Lisbeth*, Natalia, Marlene, Gregoria, Juana, Paul
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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