A loan of $1,100 helped a member to buy fertilizers and manure for a farm.

Sumaq Causay De Acorcona Group's story

The members belong to the “Sumaq Causay de Acorcona” Communal Bank. This bank is located in the Acorcona sector of Vilcabamba district in the Department of Cusco.

Paulina, a member, is 46 years old and married. She spends her days dedicated to agricultural activities, including her coffee and plantain crops among others. Paulina has been involved in this business for a good while, and it is going well thanks to the daily effort she puts into her business. Paulina is a responsible and enterprising person, and for this reason she is advancing her family. She wishes to continue working so that she can continue helping her family.

Paulina is requesting a loan to purchase fertilizers and manure for her farm.

The other bank members are dedicated to agriculture and to raising small farm animals.

Paulina is grateful to all those who invest and become a part of her dream, and she promises to comply with all her payments as scheduled.

In this group: Robert , Martha , Alicia, Alina, Maida, Paulina, Renato, Nemecio, Ruben
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD

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