A loan of $4,225 helped a member to buy firewood, meat, rice, sugar, natural medicine, spare parts, clothing, food, and drinks.


Bella Amistad Group's story

The "BelL. Amistad" (Beautiful Friendship) Comunal Bank began its first cycle with 24 members. The members have different businesses such as selling food, general groceries, natural medicine, firewood, spare parts, juice, clothing, and drinks. They also proviD. passenger transport services and auto mechanic services.

They conduct their sales in an traveling manner, in their homes, in rented premises, and from house to house. The members need different loan amounts such as 300 Peruvian soles, 600 soles, and 1,050 soles, for a total of 12,150 soles that the comunal bank is borrowing.

Their loans will be used to buy firewood, meat, rice, sugar, natural medicine, spare parts, clothing, fruit, and drinks. The members dream of expanding their businesses, having their own homes and a fixed location to do business, and providing a good education for their children so that they may become professionals.

In this group: Victoria , Ana Maria, Victoria, Iris Susana, Norma Elizabeth , Julian Francisco , Karina Vanessa, Nelva , Oscar Teodoro, Marleny, Claudia Yovanna, Edna, Leoncio, Manuel Seferino, Pedro Freddy , Leonardo Nelton, Florinda, Kidder Keneddy, Chany Edhit, Janett Karina, Julia Yony , Tania, Jhonny , Elber
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Erin Sindewald



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