A loan of $3,700 helped a member to purchase sweaters, stockings, shirts, pants and jackets.

Los Progresistas Group's story

These members belong to Los Progresistas Communal Bank. This bank is located in the district of Cusco, part of the province and department of Cusco.

The featured member is Sra. Segundina. She is unmarried, 73 years old and has two children. She has a business selling clothing and lingerie. She sells sweaters, pants, shirts and socks, among other clothes. She works fronm 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. taking her wares to different places, such as establishments or to her friends. This member has had this business for 8 years and it has done very well. Her dream is to have a shop where she can sell her clothing. She is requesting a loan to purchase sweaters, stockings, shirts, pants and jackets.

The members whose photos are attached to the group photo had their pictures taken after the group photo because they requested permission to be absent due to work commitments.

The member whose face is blanked out no longer belongs to Los PLrogresistas Communal Bank.

The other members engage in businesses selling teddy bears, sweets, groceries and a travel agency

Sra. Segundina is grateful to those who are part of this dream through this medium and is committed to making her payments within the established time period.

In this group: Segundina, Ingrid, Rut Libia, Libia*, Melquiades*, Jose Romulo, Rosa Maria, Mikail, Jennifer Jackeline, Lizeth Gabriela, Jennifer Susana
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diane Chaney

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