A loan of $3,850 helped a member to increase working capital.

Las Comadres Group's story

Banco de Emprendimiento: LAS COMADRES is located in the neighborhood San Juan. The bank is in its second cycle, made up of 13 people, and is a dynamic and happy group. It is directed by its president, Mariana Dalcy, the treasurer, Claudia Rosa, and the secretary, Carola. In the group there are women that work selling clothing, shoes, cosmetics, food, groceries, CDs, Herbalife, candy, etc.

The president of the group has 6 years of seniority in the sale of cosmetics, and her new innovation is in the market of Herbalife, for which this credit will be used. She dedicates 8 hours a day to her job and has a daughter of school age.

The treasurer of the bank has 5 years of seniority in the area of grocery sales, and this credit will allow her to invest more in her business. She works 6 days a week and 8 hours a day, and her job is mostly carried out in her own home. Her goal is to continue working and expand her business. She has 3 children that study in the neighborhood school, and the income that she receives helps in the upkeep of her home.

The secretary has worked for 2 years in the business of selling candy and grilled meats. She works from Monday to Friday in the school of Colorada. She knows how to interact with the partners and is very creative and hardworking. She lives in a rented home and has 2 daughters under her responsibility.

In this group: Osman, Lindaliz, Mariana Dalcy, Carola, Jose Luis, Esther Karen, Ximena, Sara Nataly, Marlene, Elena, Claudia Rosa, Ana Maria, Juan Miguel

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mark Broscoe

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