A loan of $3,350 helped a member working capital.

Esmeraldas Group's story

The "Esmeraldas" (Emeralds) group, represented by Nora Ana, consists of 14 members who are in their third lending cycle demonstrating punctuality and, above all, a willingness to work to see their families get ahead. Each of the members has her own business consisting of sales of various items like: refreshments, jewelry, perfumes, party planning. Some offer professional services such as: policemen, teachers and drivers. Commerce in this group is varied and their sales levels are good so they are able to earn good profits and repay their loans despite competition. The funding will be used to buy merchandise which will increase their profits so that their families can have a better quality of life and a more promising future for their children, who are their reason to persevere.

In this group: Norma Ana, Victor, Ana Maria, Mapi Melba, Feliciano, Gabriel Pedro, Guadalupe Magali, Nancy Magaly, Sandra Asunta, Maria Magdalena*, Oscar, Telma Tarija, Rosario Natalia, Luis Alberto
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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