A loan of $2,450 helped a member to buy rice, sugar and milk, among other things.


Micaela Bastidas Group's story

Martina is a member of the communal bank MICAELA BASTIDAS. The bank is located in the District of Cusco in Cusco Province, Department of Cusco.
Martina continues to work on her business, a groceries store. She is a responsible person, and she sells different types of products for all her customers who ask her for them. She also makes a living selling broths, and she would like to continue working like this in order to keep supporting her family.
She is asking for a loan to buy rice, sugar and milk, among other things.
She is grateful for the loan she was granted, and promises to pay it back according to her repayment plan.
The other members make a living selling clothes, beauty products and underwear.

The member who appears in the attached photo asked for permission to arrive late to the meeting because of work reasons.

In this group: Martina , Micaela Francisca, Wanda, Luz Marina, Maria Elisabeth , Celedonia Haydee*
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Claire Parsons



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