A loan of $1,025 helped a member buy fruit, corn flour, lime, firewood, pork, chicken, sausages, vegetables and condiments.

El Buen Pastor Group's story

The Buen Pastor Communal Bank is located in the old market of San Lorenzo. It is comprised of three people who have known each other for a long time. What follows are the details of their different business activities:

Maria Pricila O. is 43 years old and has two dependent children. She is a single mother. She is requesting the loan to buy fruit.

Zoila Ernestina A. is 44 years old. She is in a common law marriage with Jose Francisco Hernandez. Zoila makes and sells tortillas. She sells them in the old market of San Lorenzo. She is requesting the loan to buy corn flour, firewood, lime, and water. Her daughters help her make the tortillas.

Kledyn Yolibeth R. F. is 24 years old. She is a single mother, and she has two small children. She does not have her own house. Kledyn sells tamales and sausages. Kledyn is requesting the loan to buy pork and chicken to make the tamales. Her dream is to one day have a house to give her children a good future.

In this group: Maria Pricila, Zoila Ernestina, Kledyn Yolibeth

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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