A loan of $3,975 helped a member to buy fizzy drinks and more.


Los Girasoles Group's story

Yanet Marlene is a member of the "Los Girasoles" communal bank, in the Cusco province and department.

Yanet is 42 years old and has three children. She is single. In addition to carrying out the household chores, Yanet has a grocery store. She has had this business for some time now, and it is going well thanks to her determination every day. Yanet sells different types of products, such as rice, sugar and more. Yanet wants to continue working in order to continue supporting her family.

Yanet is applying for a loan in order to buy fizzy drinks and other items.

Yanet is grateful for this loan and promises to make her repayments on time.

The other members of the group work in the following areas: selling clothes, running a restaurant, and teaching.

The smaller photo is of one member who arrived late to the meeting where the group photo was taken; she was late due to work commitments.

In this group: Maria Salome, Celestina, Lizbeth*, Julio Cesar, Maria Antonieta, Dorali, Delia, Guida Loyola, Maria Teresita, Yanet Marleni
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Iain Gaw



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