A loan of $4,700 helped a member to buy goods such as rice and sugar.

Los Perseverantes Group's story

The members belong to the “LOS PERSEVERANTES” (The ones that persevere) communal bank, located in the district, province, and department of Cusco

Alejandrina is married and 63 years old. She alternates daily activities with the business of grocery store, where Alejandrina sells different types of products such as rice, sugar, milk, soft drinks among others. She has made a living from this business for a good time. A business, which is going well, thanks to the efforts that she puts each day into her business, the member wants to be able to continue to work for to support her family.

Alejandrina requested the loan to buy goods such as rice and sugar. The other members are engaged in the business of braids, lodging, photocopiers, internet booths, locksmith, restaurant, bakery.

The members of "Los Perseverantes" are in the attached photo asked for permission to arrive late in the meeting for work reasons. The person that comes up with a face covered does not belong to the village bank.

The member thanked all those who are part of this dream through Kiva and is committed to meet all the payments of in the timely manner.

In this group: Lourdes*, Guillermina, Alejandrina, Jessica, Catalina, Yeni, Celia, Wilfredo, Alfredo, Roberto, Celia*, Ynocencio, Bryam Javier
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alberto Jaramillo

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