A loan of $3,425 helped a member to increase working capital.


San Andres Group's story

The communal bank "San Andres" is one of the agency's oldest groups, maD. up of responsible and hardworking people. This bank is currently in its eighth loan cycle and is represented by the following members: Martha is the leader and founder of the group. She has a hamburger business on Pedro Ceballos street in the town of Pagador. She is married and has one daughter, who is of school age. Martha takes care of all the domestic expenses. The secretary's name is Silvia. She is a widow whose husband was killed in a traffic accident. She has six children, and for a living she sells empanadas on Petrolera Avenue. Silvia is a very responsible and punctual person, and her desire is to see her children become professionals, since she works really hard to give them a better life. Rielmy is the bank's secretary. She is single with no children, and also has an empanada business. She is young, very active, and responsible. All of the members are appreciative of Emprender and Kiva for the confidence provided to them through the grant of this loan.

In this group: Martha, Elena, Eduardo , Silvia Teresa, Lidia, Rielmy Evelin, Alicia , Ysabel Gabriela, Sussi Sabina, Gladis
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mark Broscoe



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