A loan of $1,925 helped a member to purchase baking ingredients.


Lapaz Tb Group's story

Esther A. describes herself as hard-working, a woman for whom no challenge is too great. She is 30 years old and is the leader of the 'Lapaz' borrower group. Esther lives in Safwi and bakes bread. She has been baking bread for 7 years. Esther is excited to be taking out this loan, which she will use to purchase three bags of flour, one bag of sugar and two packs of margarine.

She wants to use the extra profits she anticipates as a result of this loan to buy a plot of land to start building accommodation for her family.

She is married to a commercial driver and together they have three children. Esther hopes to make more savings to be able to provide good education for all of her children, hopefully through University level.

Esther is currently the leader of the trust bank group called Lapaz, made up of seven members. The other members are engaged in businesses such as food selling, hair dressing, grocery sales, used clothes sales, etc. They are the major breadwinners of their respective families and are looking for this loan to support their business and eventually raise more income to support their families.

In this group: Esther, Georgina, Elizabeth, Gloria, Rose*, Cecilia, Solomon
*not pictured


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