A loan of $5,375 helped a member to buy sacks of sugar, vegetables, sacks of rice, noodles, oil, meat, and other items.


Nueva Luz Ii Group's story

A group of neighbors and friends formed the Communal Bank “Nueva Luz II” (New Light II) in the city of Cusco. Natalia is one of the members. She is 39 years old, in a common-law relationship, and has two children. In the photo, Natalia is the woman who has her hand raised. Natalia is a charismatic and friendly person who has been able to get ahead. Her main business activity is selling food. She is taking this opportunity to request a loan in order to buy supplies such as sacks of sugar, vegetables, sacks of rice, noodles, oil, meat, and other items. This Communal Bank consists of several people who look at each moment as an opportunity to move forward. Through their daily efforts, they are able to provide a better future for their children. The members engage in retail businesses that involve selling shoes, slippers, food, cosmetics, snacks, breakfasts, clothing, and soft-boiled eggs. In general, the members are grateful for the opportunity they have been given and promise to complete their payments according to the established terms.

In this group: Natalia , Nancy , Nilda , Doris Ana , Evangelina , Luis , Ruth Neyda, Nathaly Karem, Hilaria, Yeny, Mery, Santusa, Liz Yanira
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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