A loan of $3,675 helped a member purchase of pants, jackets, t-shirts, hats, socks, winter clothing.


Santa Lucía Group's story

The group pictured here is currently in the 7th loan cycle. Its members are very satisfied with their work; some are using the loans to invest in their businesses, while others are using them to make improvements to their homes as well as for purchase of personal items. For instance, Maria Luz A., age 32, has two children. She sells clothing in the market, and for this reason she leaves her home very early and at the end of the day returns home by bus. Maria is a very hard-working woman whose typical day is very exhausting since upon returning from work she must also take care of all the household chores. She does all of this for the well-being of her family. Maria is seeking a loan for the purchase of T-shirts, shorts, tank-tops, pants, skirts.

In this group: Angela, Maria Luz, Avelina, Bienvenida E., Cynthia , Estela, Juana, María, Rosalin, Elizabeth, María, Claudia, Teodosia, Natalia, Porfiria*, Felicia*
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Andrei Vazhnov



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