A loan of $2,050 helped a member to purchase supplies, such as meat, rice, and oil.

Señor De Tantanmarca Group's story

The member belongs to the communal bank “Señor de Tantanmarca”. This bank is situated in the community of Yanacona, in the district and province of Urubamba, in the department of Cusco. The member, Charmeli, is 26 years old and has a partner and one child. The member alternates her daily activities with the business of selling food. The member has been making a living from this business for a while, and it is going well thanks to the effort she puts into it every day. She makes various meals, such as arroz con pollo (chicken with rice), lomo saltado (traditional Peruvian stirfry), and soups, and she sells them in one of the markets to all the clients who request them. She is a responsible and diligent person, and she helps her family to get ahead in this way.

The member is requesting the loan in order to purchase supplies, such as meat, rice, and oil.

The other members make a living by selling maize drinks, selling vegetables, doing agricultural activities, raising young animals, and selling CDs.
The members in the attached photos could not attend the meeting due to health reasons or work commitments; for this reason, the photos were taken in two groups.

The member is grateful for the loan and is committed to complying with the repayment schedule.

In this group: Luz Marina, Virginia, Teodora, Cirilo, Marcia, Rosario, Melquiades*, Charmeli, Marleni
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eloise Minogue

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