A loan of $2,350 helped a member the purchase of merchandise.


Simon Bolivar Group's story

This Banco de Emprendimiento is composed of 8 members, all of whom reside within the vicinity of 14 kilometers in the following neighborhoods, Simon Bolivar, Balcon 1, and Barrio la Floresta. The majority of the members work in the commercial sector, such as a vendor of basic necessities, construction worker, firewoman, cashier, hairdresser, fotocopier, transport, and communications. They work in the area of 14 km, center 1er anillo, of Santa Cruz in the Urubo Condominiums Las Palmas. The President is Ms. Veronica. She is married and has a small store in the neighborhood that sells basic products. She plans to use the money from the loan to purchase more merchandise with which to stock her shop. She is very hardworking and responsible. She was elected president for her solidarity with her colleagues. She is married and has a husband that works in urban transport. Both of them work with the hope of moving ahead and providing a better quality of life for themselves and their family. All of the members are responsible and dedicated and while this bank is new, they have a great desire to be the best bank and achieve the largest amount of credit possible. The members are very grateful for the confidence that has been bestowed upon them.

In this group: Veronica , Jose Antonio , Carmen , Wilma , Silvia Esther, Maria Angelica , Domingo Benigno, Ingry

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tracy Quan



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