A loan of $4,225 helped a member purchase sugar, milk, dyes, gift items, fruit, condiments, clothing, and cheese.


Sol Radiante Group's story

The Communal Bank “Sol Radiante” (Radiant Sun) is starting its 41st loan cycle with 19 members. They have businesses selling condiments, grain, fruit, clothing, cheese, cosmetics, candy, shoes, and beauty services. Such is the case with Rosa, who operates a beauty salon from a rented space. She also sells cosmetics, gift items, and candy with the help of an employee.


Another example is Ricardina, who sells breakfast every morning as a traveling merchant in the “12 D. Abril” Market.


The members need loans of different amounts ranging from 400 soles, 600 soles, to 800 soles for a total of 12,200 soles for the entire Communal Bank. The money will be used to buy sugar, milk, dyes, gift items, fruit, condiments, clothing, and cheese.


The members dream of improving and stabilizing their businesses, as well as seeing their children complete their studies.

In this group: Ricardina, Rosa Virginia, Maria Carmen, Zenaida , Elizabeth , Valeriana, Paola Ines , Liz Rosaura , Carmen Rosa, Madeleine, Marcela Marleni , Delfilia , Alcida Marialena , Vanesa , Ana Maria , Haydee , Pastora , Betzabe Marleny , Rocio

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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