A loan of $3,125 helped a member to buy vegetables such as carrots and squash.


Juntos Para El Progreso Group's story

Alicia belongs to the communal bank "Juntos Para el Progreso." This group is from the Huanchac district of Cusco province, in the department of Cusco.

Alicia is 20 years old, lives with a partner, and has a child. She alternates her daily activities with her business selling vegetables and potatoes. She sells in one of the markets in the City of Cusco. She's had this business for some time, and it is going well thanks to the effort that she puts into the business every day. She is a responsible and hardworking person who wants to continue to work so that she can support her family.

Alicia is requesting a loan to buy vegetables such as: carrots, squash, and other produce.

The other members of this group have businesses selling: snacks, clothing, appliances, plastic items, and CDs, and one member is a building contractor.

The person in the photo whose face is covered does not belong to this communal bank.

Alicia is grateful for the support that she will be getting, and she promises to make her payments in a disciplined manner.

In this group: Felipe*, Maria Exaltacion, Vilma , Dina , Paulina , Griselda, Alicia, Juan Bautista, Lidia
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar



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