A loan of $3,050 helped a member buy merchandise for their businesses.


Las Alondras Group's story

The Las Alondras Communal Bank is located in the lower part of Huaycán, in the Ate district, Lima department. They have been working with EDAPROSPO-Prosperidad for three years. The communal bank is comprised of 11 members who work in different types of activities like production, commerce, and service. They are represented by:

Julia S. Tereza Morial currently continues as the president. She is 37 and has a 15 year old son. She sells imported clothes by orders. She will use her loan to buy clothes for the Christmas season. That way she will cover her customers’ orders. In the future she longs to be able to make her business grow.

Luz A. J. is currently the treasurer. She is 37, and she is a single mother with one child. Luz has been selling clothes by order for six years. She also makes clothes. These activities have enabled her to improve her living conditions. She will use the loan to buy various clothes to cover the orders she has received. In the future she wants to make her business grow and establish a convenience store.

Nuria V. A. is currently the secretary. She is 34, in a common law marriage, and has two children. Nuria and her husband sell replacement parts and accessories for vehicles. She will use the loan to purchase things for her business. That will allow her to cover their necessities and improve her children’s education.

In this group: Julia Tereza, Carmen Luisa, Teodocia Juana, Luz Angelica, Milagros Delfina, Margarita, Nuria Rocio, Vereniss, Jenyfer, Edwin Alejandro*, Jorge Luis
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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