A loan of $3,350 helped a member increase working capital to buy merchandise.


Copacabana Group's story

Copacabana is a group of ten women who attend their meetings at the Santiago II community center. They got together out of the necessity to access a loan. All of them need to increase their working capital. They sell beauty products, cereals, roasted peas, meat, juice, and jeweled handicrafts. They know that they have various competitors, and that they have to be better than their competition by giving their customers the best service and offering quality products. They all share a delicious dish because they like to socialize and feel like they are a family.

In this group: Victoria, Teofila, Eugenia, Fabiana Genara, Candelaria, Reina, Simona, Janneth, Evelyn, Lidia

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish


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