A loan of $3,675 helped a member to buy products for her grocery store (rice, sugar, milk, oil and biscuits).


Virgen Guadalupe Group's story

The members of the “Virgen Guadalupana” communal bank are located in Cusco District belonging to Cusco Province and Department.

The featured member, Señora Grimanesa, is 53 years old. She is married and has 2 children. She works in her shop selling groceries and necessary items such as rice, sugar, biscuits and sweets. She works from 6 am - 10 pm. Her dream is to expand her grocery business. She is asking for a loan to buy products for the grocery shop such as rice, sugar, milk, oil and biscuits.

The person in the picture whose face is concealed is not a member of the “Virgen Guadalupana” communal bank. The person whose photo is added to the group took the photo after the group photo - he asked permission for work motives. The other members work selling food, selling vegetables, raising animals and selling corn.

Señora Grimanesa is thankful to thos who are part of her dream through this medium, and is committed to paying her repayments according to the schedule.

In this group: Grimanesa, Martha, Julio, Margot, Casilda, Julia Nancy, Jose, Pedro Cancio, Ebert*, Beltran*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jessica Brown



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