A loan of $5,100 helped a member to buy materials such as cords and stones to make necklaces, bracelets and earrings.

Fuerza 2008 Group's story

These entrepreneurs belong to the communal bank "FUERZA 2008" which is located in the district, province and department of Cusco.

One of the members is Lourdes, 48, who is single and has two childen. She has a craft business and makes earrings, necklaces and bracelets which she sells independently to different people. Her working hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and she has been in business for five years, with things going well for her. In her free time she enjoys going out with her children. Her goal is to expand her jewelry caft business. The loan Lourdes is requesting is to buy materials such as cords and stones to make necklaces, braceles and earrings.

She is grateful to everyone taking part in this loan and is committed to paying it back on time.

The other members are involved in businesses such as fabric sales, food sales, a grocery store business and a craft business.

The small photo in the bottom left-hand corner is of a member who could not be present for the group photo for work reasons.

In this group: Lourdes, Franklin , Ggina Denisse *, Maria Belen, Gisel Rossana, James Joel, Rosa, Maria Teresa, Celia, Ruriko*, Jaime Jesus
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess

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