A loan of $3,900 helped a member to buy jackets for her business.


El Altiplano Group's story

The members belong to the communal bank El Altiplano. This bank is located in the district of Anta, belonging to the province of Cusco, department of Cusco. The member is Yanira. She is single, 39 years old and has 2 children. The member alternates her daily activities with the business of selling jackets. Things are going well with her business thanks to the effort she puts in each day to her work. She works in one of the fairs held on Saturdays. She is a responsible and diligent person. She wants to be able to continue working in this way to support her family. The member is asking for a loan in order to buy jackets for her business. The other members work selling cellphones, in clothing businesses, grocery stores, and selling linens. The person with a covered face does not belong to the communal bank. The members in the attached photo asked permission to arrive late to the meeting because of work reasons. The member is grateful to those who are a part of this dream through this means and she is committed to making her payments on time.

In this group: Maria Elena, Yuli, Yanira, Nelly Angelica, Yeny, Ingrid, Luis Humberto, Raul, Eugenia Rosario*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gail LeGrand



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