A loan of $1,350 helped a member to buy meats, condiments, vegetables, and other items.

Santa Monica Group's story

The communal bank Santa Monica stands out for its solidarity and desire to get ahead as a group. Since Dora is an example of perseverence and hard work, the group decided to appoint her director of the group for this loan cycle.

Dora has a food business which has attracted many customers. Thanks to her delicious cooking, business is going well. Dora says she always tries to help her group and, together, they are getting ahead in their respective businesses.

She is requesting a loan to buy meats, condiments, vegetables and other supplies to make the food she sells. She is grateful for this opportunity which also helps other families.

In this group: Dora, Zunilda, Mabel, Blanca, Nidia, Dionisia, Gloria, Ramona, Fatima, Luna*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess

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