A loan of $5,375 helped a member to buy sugar and milk.

Yahuar Maqui Group's story

The members belong to the “Yahuar Maqui” communal bank located in Cusco District belonging to Cusco Province and Department. Leoncio, 55, is a member. He’s married and has three children. He alternates his daily activities with a grocery business. He’s been in business for years and does well thanks to the daily effort he puts into his business. He sells basic family staples like rice, sugar and milk, among others. At the same time he’s part of a musical group and this is how he supports his family. He requests the loan to buy sugar and milk for his business. He’s grateful to all those who share his dream by this means and commits to make his payments as scheduled.

The members who appear in the inserted photos asked permission to be late because of work.

In this group: Antonieta, Jorge Leonidas, Leoncio, Maria Augusta, Alipia, Gladys Veronica, Maria Antonieta, Gloria, Carmen Lourdes, Gregorio, Rosalia*, Rosario*, Betsy Gabriela
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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