A loan of $2,150 helped a member operating capital.


La Union Group's story

The members of La Unión are all from the same neighborhood. They all have their own businesses, which they work day to day. They have businesses like selling food, selling bread, having grocery stores, selling refreshments and “empanadas” (stuffed pastry), selling cosmetics, selling sheets and quilts, and selling clothes. In spite of the competition that exists, they know how to get ahead.

They will use the loan to make their businesses grow, to have more capital, and to have a solid business in the future. The previous loans with this communal bank have been very good. All of the members get along well, are very active, and have a great desire to be the best group and to work. Some of the members have loans with other financial entities. They make refreshments to share with the other members at their meetings. They have been doing this since their first meeting.

In this group: Angelica, German, Epifanio, Paola, Cinthia, Maria Leonora, Norma, Elsa, Natividad, Juana, Maria Del Carmen, Evelin

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish


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