A loan of $2,500 helped a member purchase vegetables, rice, sugar, potatoes, soft drinks, clothing and fish.

San Benito Group's story

The San Benito Communal Bank is starting its first loan cycle with 16 members.

The members run different businesses, selling clothing, groceries, food and handicrafts.

The members need different loan amounts, like 300 PEN and 600 PEN, making a total of 7,500 PEN in loans from the Communal Bank.

Their loans will be used to purchase vegetables, rice, sugar, potatoes, soft drinks, a variety of clothing and fish.

The members dream of having their own shops, expanding their businesses and their children becoming professionals.

In this group: Inocenta Marcela , Silvia Mercedes , Felicia , Maria, Nancy , Dora , Cliceria , Maria Domitila , Mario Angel , Rosalia, Faustina , Robin , Mariela , Jose Luis , Tito Armando , Francisco Floiran
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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