A loan of $2,150 helped a member purchasing merchandise.

Luz Y Vida Group's story

The Entrepreneur's Bank LUZ Y VIDA is a bank comprised of 10 members, and they specialize in trades and the sale of food.

Miguel is the bank president, and he sells electrical materials, and with this loan he will be able to buy more merchandise and increase his working capital in order to earn a better income.

Mikaela is the bank secretary, and she sells clothes and beauty products. With this loan she can buy more merchandise such as perfumes, powders, deodorants, and more, and in this way improve her income. She is also a student in the IT program at UMSA (Universidad Mayor D. San Andrés).

Carmen is the bank's treasurer. She has three children and sells food on Sebastian Street. She has a pension, and the loan will be invested in buying the necessary products for her sales, and in that way she can better her quality of life and increase her working capital.

All of the mermbers of the group are dynamic and responsible workers, and they guarantee this among themselves.

They are very appreciative of Emprender and Kiva for the confidence they grant through the lending of credit.

In this group: Manuel Miguel, Bertha Jeannette, Blanca Gladys, Sonia Guadalupe, Ruben Camilo, Jorge, Mikaela Nataly, Carmen Felisa, Lidia Nieves, Rodrigo Mario
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sarah Merchlewitz

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