A loan of $5,225 helped a member to buy milk, sugar, oil and rice.

Kutimuy Group's story

These are the members of the community bank "Kutimuy", located in the district of Cusco, in the province and state of the same name.

Maria Belen, 42, is single and has 2 children. She works in her grocery store, selling basic goods like rice, sugar, milk and oil. She has a stall in the market where she sells her groceries from 8am to 6pm. She has been in this business for one year and it's going very well. Her dream is to increase her business. She asks for a loan to buy milk, sugar, oil and rice.

She thanks those who are part of her dream in this way, and promises to make her payments on the established schedule.

The other members of the group have businesses including clothing sales, a bookstore, grocery store, and selling snacks.

In this group: Maria Belen, Mariano, Antonieta, Martha, Francisco, Natalia M, Maria Josefa, Paulo*, Carmen Consuelo, Yanet*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mary Berghaus

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