A loan helped a member to buy drinks, baking, vegetables, fruit, meat, canned goods and other supplies as stock for her corner store.


La Esperanza Group's story

There are eighteen women in La Esperanza group. They call the group La Esperanza (hope) as they hope to be able to give the best they can to their loved ones. They are part of the elimination of poverty program in which all work together and help each other.

One of the members is Sra. Andrea who earns her living as a businesswoman. She runs a corner store where she works every day from early in the morning. Despite the day to day problems, Andrea works hard to overcome them and provide as well as she can for her family. Then they will not have to go without the necessities of life as happened to her.

Andrea is seeking this loan to buy drinks, baking, vegetables, fruit, meat, canned goods and other supplies as stock for her corner store.

In this group: Juana, Andrea, Gladys, Valeria, Laura, Nancy, Fatima, Gladys, Evelyn, Mirna, Anchi, Lourdes, Juana, Gladys, Adriana, Carilina, Maria, Melissa

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jane A.


This loan is special because:

It is accompanied by an industry-leading, poverty-elimination program.



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