A loan of $2,675 helped a member to buy products.


Las Esteritas Group's story

Several years ago Natividad had a restaurant where she herself did the cooking; in time, however, she could no longer keep it going. Now, she’s a fruit and vegetable merchant; a business that helps her subsist.

Herlinda has sold groceries, sweets and soft-drinks in the market for several years. She has school age children for whom she must work because her husband does not have a steady job; he contributes his few earnings to household support.

The members are punctual and responsible with their loans; they realize they must continue to make the effort in order to progress.




About EDAPROSPO: EDAPROSPO seeks to use micro-credit to foster productive commercial activity for the sake of economic and social development within vulnerable urban and rural sectors traditionally neglected by commercial banks. By offering innovative products such as technical education loans and microfinance groups for young persons, EDAPROSPO helps disadvantaged Peruvians lift themselves out of poverty

In this group: Natividad , Herlinda, Hilda Yolanda, Rosario, Janett Esther, Evelyn Pamela , Nancy, Arturo Jhonny , Yenny, Judith Sindy, Ruth Doris

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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