A loan of $4,650 helped a member to buy chicken, meat, and vegetables.

Sol Y Luna Group's story

The members belong to Sol y Luna Communal Bank, located in the Cusco district of the province of Cusco and department of Cusco.

Clorinda, 60, is single and has three children. She works in her business selling food in the market. She makes different dishes such as baked chicken, chicken and rice, and soups. She makes breakfast, lunch, and dinner, working from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. She has had the business for eight years and it's going very well for her. Her dream is to have a restaurant.

Clorinda's requesting the loan to buy chicken, meat, and vegetables for the restaurant.

The businesses of the other members are a taxi service, photocopying, a grocery store, and food sales.

She's grateful to those who are part of her dream through this loan and promises to make her payments by the deadline.

In this group: Clorinda, Luisa, Mario, Mery, Tricia Jesus, Adrian, Mercedes, Zenaida, Justino Felix, Luis Carlos

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall

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