A loan of $2,875 helped a member to purchase merchandise to help grow their respective businesses.

Alfa Omega Group's story

The communal Bank of Emprendimiento ALFA and OMEGA is in its second cycle with 9 women and 2 men, all of the members work selling cosmetics, computer supplies and other products.

Bertha is the president of the communal bank and has 3 children who attend school. She works selling plastic products, and is a very dynamic and responsible person. Her portion of the loan will help her purchase merchandise and grow her business.

Tania is the secretary of the communal bank and is the single mother of one young child. One of her dreams is to see her son get a good education and have a profession. Tania works selling computer supplies and her portion of the loan will help her build her business and improve the quality of life for her and her son.

Rocio is the treasurer of the bank and is still quite young. She is studying still and working selling cosmetics. Her portion of the loan will be used to purchase beauty products she can sell such as perfumes, powders and cosmetics. This will help her generate income to pay for her studies towards a hospitality degree at the University.

All of the members are responsible and hardworking people. In many cases, they have to maintain their families on their own, and they are very grateful to Emprender and Kiva for the support and the confidence they receive through the loans.

In this group: Bertha, Gladys Lucia, Graciela, Rocio Mabel, Victoria Olimpia, Freddy, Karina Lourdes, Tania Milenka, Martha Ana, Julio Eli, Julieta Ayda

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emily Charnes

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