A loan of $4,025 helped a member business capital.


Patrón San Juan Evangelista Group's story

The Patron San Juan Evangelista (“Patron Saint John the Evangelist”) Communal Bank is located in the department of Huancavelica, a community known for its solidarity and organization. Most of the local residents work in commerce.

Clarisa is married and has seven children. Clarisa sells meat at different markets and also makes home deliveries on order. She is requesting a loan of 500 soles, which she will use to buy more animals for her meat selling business and stud bulls to breed with her cows.

Anny is married and has three children. She sells basic grocery items, like fruits and vegetables. Thanks to her loan, she has expanded her business, and each day she has more products to offer her clients and earns a bit more. She is requesting a loan of 1,000 soles to buy groceries to stock her small store with.

Iris is single and doesn’t have any children. Iris sells clothing, a business she launched after her mother’s death that has allowed her to care for and educate her younger siblings. She is requesting a loan of 1,000 soles to buy more clothing in the capital city of Lima.

In this group: Lidia, Maria , Jovita, Herminia, Milagros Stefani, Anny, Carmen, Iris Mayurit, Judith, Luis Antonio, Clarisa, Maria Isabel, Marina, Lucy, Edwar Jhon, Agustina, Katy, Ana

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Cynthia McMurry



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