A loan of $5,625 helped a member to buy products like chicken, meat, and vegetables for cooking.

Sr. De Huanca De Coya Group's story

The members belong to the Sr. de Huanca de Coya communal bank. This bank is located in the Coya district, Calca province, Cusco department.

Graciela, a member, is 48 years old. She is married and has three children. She works in her restaurant business. She prepares different dishes like chicken with potatoes, soups, and ‘saltado de carne’ [a stir-fried Peruvian dish of meats and vegetables]. She works from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. She has had this business for seven years, and it is going very well for her. Her dream is to expand her restaurant business.

She is requesting the loan to buy products for cooking. She will buy things like chicken, meat, and vegetables.

The other members devote themselves to the businesses of farming, selling woven goods, grocery store, and selling animals.

Graciela is grateful to those who form part of this dream through this means. She pledges to make her payments according to the established schedule.

In this group: Graciela, Cristina, Celia, Marco Antonio, Erica, Florentina, Janet*, Julian, Miriam, Benita, Sabina
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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