A loan of $3,500 helped a member to buy products for cooking, such as chicken, meat, and vegetables.


Villa San Blas Group's story

These members belong to the communal bank "Villa San Blas." This bank is located in the district of Cusco, which belongs to the province and department of Cusco.

One member is Señora Macaria. She is single. She is 42 years old and has 6 children. She works in her business, which is a restaurant. She prepares various dishes such as chicken with potatoes, soups, and saltados with meat. She works from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. She has had this business for 7 years, and it is going very well for her. Her dream is to expand her restaurant business. She is applying for the loan to buy products for cooking, such as chicken, meat, and vegetables.

The other members have businesses of selling vegetables, selling animals, grocery store, and restaurant.

The group members that are pictured in the attached photos were unable to attend the first reunion due to their work schedule.

This bank member is grateful to those who form part of this dream through this means, and she promises to make her payments according to the established schedule.

In this group: Macaria, Eladio, Raquel, Felix Guillermo*, Ana Maria, Jose Manuel, Margot, Agustina, Michel, Giraldo, Edgar*, Jarol Elizabeth
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry



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