A loan of $6,875 helps a member to refinance debt and buy supplies to make cheeses.


Virgen Del Rosario Group's story

The Virgen del Rosario communal bank has 16 members in total. It is in its 16th loan cycle, where everyone fights to be able to overcome and to offer better living conditions to their loved ones.

One of them is Antolina, who makes and sells cheeses. She says that although her business is modest, she helps to sustain her household and her family with it. She is a person who does not allow herself to be defeated and who fights for her loved ones so that they do not have to experience any kind of want, as she did. She says that her business was affected due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Antolina is looking for a way to be able to build up her business again and to be able to invest a little capital in order to be able to build it up.

She is asking for this loan in order to be able to refinance her debt and also to invest a little capital in order to be able to buy supplies to make her cheeses, and in this way be able to continue with her work as she has been doing.

Note: There is only one person in the photo, but this loan is a group loan. A group photo was not possible in order to avoid a crowd of people due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

In this group: María, Angela, Lidia, Antolina, Dalia, Zulema, De La Snieves , Rosalía, Nidia, Matilde, Eduarda, Liz, Luz, Graciela, Nilsa, Claudelina

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Karen Monat.


This loan is special because:

It helps borrowers withstand negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.