Total loan: $5,675

Las Maravillas Group

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San Francisco, Municipalidad Metropolitana de Lima, Peru / Clothing

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A loan helped to expand his merchandise. He wants to buy clothing and keep his customers satisfied.

Las Maravillas Group's story

Saturmino is treasurer of the communal bank "Las Maravillas" which is made up of 10 members. 20 years ago, he started selling clothing. His goal has always been to have his own locale and offer a variety of clothing.

He requests a loan through Kiva in order to expand his merchandise. He wants to buy different clothing designs and styles, offer a variety of clothing in order to cater to all of the tastes of his customers, and keep them satisfied.

As a second job, he makes a living by preparing and selling drinks, one of which is chicha morada [a traditional Peruvian beverage made of purple corn]. He has three children and is married. He has always searched for a way to get ahead for the well-being of his family, and his goal is to expand his business and have a new, spacious locale.

He considers himself an entrepreneur that gets his children ahead.

In the photo, it can be seen that the group representatives, the president, treasurer, and the secretary, are together.