A loan of $3,175 helped a member increase working capital.


San Isidro Group's story

Victoria is the president of the San Isidro Community Bank. She lives in the city of Santa Cruz in the Plan 3000 zone. She has her own house, and she lives with her husband, Cecilio. Victoria has been selling groceries for approximately two years. She is a person who likes to work in a group. She is one of the founders of this communal bank. The money she is requesting is to buy merchandise for her food selling stand.

Laurita is one of the members of the San Isidro Community Bank. She is a very hard-worker. In spite of being young, she is very devoted to her work and her education. This member is in her second cycle of working with Emprender. She lives in her parents’ house. She sells food in the morning until 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m. she heads towards her classes at the university. The money she is requesting is to increase her work capital. She wants to increase her service of making daily meals.

Elsa is the head of one of the groups within the San Isidro Communal Bank. Elsa, like the first person, is in her second cycle. She is a very hard-working person. She has been selling fruit juices for approximately ten years. She lives in the Plan 3000 zone in the San Isidro neighborhood. She lives in a rented house with her four children. The money she is currently requesting is to buy blenders and increase the capital in her business.

In this group: Victoria, Felicidad Elsa, Severa Eloida, Jeannine , Rosali, Maria Claudia, Ingrid Rosa, Loriana, Ingri, Juana Hilda, Maria Luisa , Laurita Karen, Ana Maria Rosario
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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