A loan of $2,475 helped a member increasing work income.


Cotoqueños Group's story

This is a group comprised of 10 people, who live in the municipality of Cotoca, in the city of Santa Cruz. This group was formed by Mrs. Cinthia, who invited the others to participate in the the group. Presently it is in its first cycle as the branch PAMPA DE LA ISLA, which is located in the municipality of Cotoca, a new branch of Emprender in the city of Santa Cruz.

Mrs. JOVITA is the president of the comunal bank, who was elected by voting within the group. She lives in Cotoca. She has her own house in the neighborhood of 15 of December, where she lives with her five year old grandchild. She has two children, but they live abroad. Mrs. Jovita has sold clothing for two years, and also owns two motorcycles which provide a motor-taxi service. The requested loan will be used to purchase a line for one of her motorcycles, as it is operating without belonging to a transportation line, so as to have better earnings and increase her income.

Mrs. MIRTHA. was elected treasurer of the group. This women is very active and sociable. She enjoys working in groups. Mrs. Mirtha and her husband
work in journalism and in addition are commentators for a radio program called "radio cruceña," which broadcasts in the morning. They live in the neighborhood of San Antonio in an anticretico next to the same radio station. They have a son who is studying at the university. Their wish is to purchase for themselves a lot and construct a small house, and like very parent, see their son become a professional. The requested loan will be for the purchase of computor equipment which will be very useful to them in carrying out their work. They are very thankful to Emprender for the trust offered in having granted them a loan.

In this group: Jovita, Mirtha, Jorge, Cinthia Karen , Leidy Diana, Maria Olga, Ruth Denisse , Rocio, Wilson , Adriana

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Erin Kurten



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