A loan of $1,925 helped a member to invest in fitting-out rooms for rental.

Las Esteritas Group's story

Mrs Natividad C., 65, married with 3 children, comes from Huancayo and lives in the lower area of Huaycan, in the district of Ate, department of Lima. She has worked with EDAPROSPO – Prosperidad for one and a half years. She currently occupies the role of president of the communal bank "Las Esteritas", maD. up of 11 partners who carry out diverse activities such as production, traD. and services.

Natividad has worked renting rooms for 10 years. She started work in this business after her husband passed away as she didn't have a better idea than renting rooms in her house to increase her income for the home and avoid neglecting her children. So far, she has been able to build her house and improve the education of her children. With the current loan, she will invest in fitting-out the rooms for rental and in the future, she would like to open a grocery store.

In this group: Natividad, Hilda Yolanda, Rosario Carmen, Janett Esther, Evelyn Pamela, Nancy Edith, Arturo Johnny, Herlinda, Yenny Carmen, Judith Sindy, Ruth Doris

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Stephen Bayley

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