A loan of $6,075 helped a member to buy seeds and fertilizer for her cropland.

Tres De Mayo De Simatauca Group's story

The members belong the to communal bank “TRES DE MAYO DE SIMATAUCA” which is located in the district of Chinchero, province of Urubamba and department of Cusco.

Member Andrea lives in a common law relationship, is 39 years old and has 4 children. She works at her livestock and agricultural businesses and has a plot of land on which she grows potatoes, corn and other vegetables. Andrea works from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. and hopes that her businesses will help her get ahead. Her dream is to increase the amount of land she cultivates. Andrea is asking for this loan so she can buy seeds and fertilizer for her crops.

The other members raise and sell animals, sell livestock, and run a grocery store. Andrea is grateful to those who have taken part in her dream through this organization, and she promises to make all of her payments on time.

In this group: Andrea, Elizabeth, Julio, Yovana, Luisa, Sonia, Carlos, Dominga, Jaime, Genara, Julia, Eusebia, Eulogia, Juan Climaco, Sofia

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Marcia Margolis

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