A loan of $4,000 helped a member capital for operations.


Socios Unidos Group's story

The members of the communal bank 'Socios Unidos' are represented by señora Guadalupe and maD. up of 13 members that incluD. a family relationship between señora Guadalupe and Melina, who are sisters, but with totally independent earnings. A large number of the members have grocery stores, cosmetic catalogue sales businesse, and sell clothes, bread, food, and other services. Like in all commercial areas there is always competition for supply and demand but the associates know how to prosper, now that supporting their families depends on this. The loan is destined to increase their merchandise and for the acquisition of consumbales and tools that help to increase their earnings and improve the quality of life of their families, like they have been doing with previous finances. This group has had 3 cycles demonstrating responsbility and honesty in the fulfilment of their obligations.

In this group: Guadalupe, Maribel, Ana Alejandra, Herland, Cleider, Mery, Teresa, Tatiana, Katia, Melina, Roxana, Mario, Blanca
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jane McCrory


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