A loan of $4,150 helped a member to buy milk, sugar, oil, and rice.


Los Puntualitos De Oyara Group's story

These are the members of the LOS PUNTUALITOS DE OYARA Communal Bank. This bank is located in the district of Vilcabamba, which belongs to the province of La Convención in the department of Cusco.

Bank Member Marisol is 46 years old and in a relationship. She works at her grocery business and she also has a business selling trout. She sells necessity items, such as rice, sugar, milk, and oil. She works from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. She has had her business for a year and it is going very well for her. Her dream is to expand her grocery business. She is requesting this loan to buy milk, sugar, oil, and rice.

The other bank members work in farming, selling fruit, selling groceries, and selling prepared foods. This bank member thanks those who are a part of this dream and she promises to make her payments in the designated time.

In this group: Marisol, Antonio, Jyasmina, Victor, Eliza, Lidia*, Matias, Juana Otala, Felicitas, Valerio, Santiago, Fortunata*, Yon
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alyson Trowbridge



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