A loan of $3,475 helped a member buy manure, seeds etc.


Virgen Del Carmen De Patria Group's story

Marleny is a member of the Virgen de Carmen de Patria Community Bank. Patria is located in the district of Kosñipata, Paucartambo Province, in the department of Cusco. She is 32 years old and single. She is a responsible, friendly person who works in agriculture and raises and sells animals in addition to her regular household chores. She has raised animals for a long time, and the business is going well thanks to her hard work. Marleny wishes to keep working so she can make progress in life. She is seeking a loan to buy manure, seeds etc. The group is grateful for this opportunity to get a loan and promise to make their various repayments according to the established schedule. The other members of the group sell wood, sell grain, raise livestock, raise animals, and farm.

In this group: Sonia, Marleny, Avelina, Marisol*, Tiburcio, Benita*, Maximo, Pedro, Maria Encarnacion, Beatris, Esteban
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jane A



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