A loan of $3,550 helped a member increase capital.

Amistad Por Siempre Group's story

This is a group that is very responsible about their payments, which they were able to repay in three months. They live in different regions, but their businesses are in the same place, the Santa Barbara Market in the area south of Cochambamba. Nevertheless, the women know each other well because they have been sales colleagues for many years.

Currently the market where they sell is half built, and it does not have a lot of the necessities like sewers or portable water, etc.

Their group is called Amistad Por Siempre. Their Communal Bank is in their fourth cycle. Their executive board is maD. up of the following:

Rosa is the president. She is very responsible and the leader of the group. She has three children, but she currently only lives with one as the other two are independent. She is married. She sells slippers in the above mentioned market. Her husband is a mechanic.

Juana is the treasurer. She is very responsible and knows how to handle money. She is married and has one child. She sells food in her own home as well as in the Santa Barbara market. The loan is to increase capital.

Karina is the secretary. She is single, and does not have children. She sells breakfast in the same market where her colleagues sell. The loan is for capital.

In this group: Juana, Daniel Raul, Gilma Rosario, Maria Esther*, Prima, Jhovanna, Rosa, Maria, Karina Shirley, Celia Arminda*, Oscar Norberto
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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