A loan of $3,950 helped a member to buy hair dye, scissors, and permanent wave solution for her beauty salon..


Juntos Podemos Group's story

These members belong to the village bank “Juntos Podemos” [Together We Can], located in a village near the city of Cusco.

Hilda, 41 years old, is married and has two children. She has a business selling office products and also has a beauty salon. She offers hair coloring services, haircuts, and perms, and in her stationery shop she sells office products such as notebooks, pencils, and pens. She has had these businesses for seven years and they are going well. Hilda's dream is to expand the businesses. She is requesting this loan to buy hair dye, scissors, and permanent wave solution for her salon.

The member whose photo is attached was not present for the group photo; she had to work when the group photo was taken.

The other members of the group have businesses selling fabrics, crafts, groceries, and animal feed.

Hilda is grateful to those who have been part of her dream through this program and is determined to pay off her loan on time and in full.

In this group: Hilda, Jesusa*, Jessica Elizabeth, Zenovia, Lourdes, Marianela*, Yolanda, Ulda Luliani, Sonia, Matilde, Juana Sabina, Susan Lourdes
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Andrea Rosenberg



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