A loan of $2,200 helped a member to buy essential products to prepare food, soft drinks, sweets and sewing materials.


The Communal Bank San Fer Lay Group's story

The Communal Bank San Fer Lay was established eight months ago and is now in its second loan cycle. It's currently maD. up of thirteen partners who are dynamic and collaborative. Kathy B. is the president of the Communal Bank. She is an enterprising lady, 26 years old and the mother of a three-year-old son. She works selling garments, which she offers and which leave her in credit. This loan of 6,500 soles will be invested by each partner in their respective businesses, so that they can buy essential products (rice, sugar, noodles etc.) to prepare food, soft drinks, sweets and sewing materials. The goal of the Communal Bank is to be a group of responsible, united and supportive women.

In this group: Kathy, Kathy , María, Jhussy, Belly, Olinda, Olinda , Luz, María, Josefa, Leisly, Anny, Carmencita

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Stephen Bayley


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