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A loan of $2,375 helped a member to buy an awning, chairs and tables.


Libertadores Group's story

“Libertadores” (Liberators) is a communal bank composed of 10 passionate and combative members, whose chosen business activity is similar (they are all retailers), and who have been working with EDAPROSPO-PROSPERIDAD for 8 months
Zenobia is the president. She is 41 years old, she is married and has 2 children aged 7 and 14 who go to school.
Thirteen years ago she started selling salchipapas (sliced pan-fried beef hot dogs or sausage and French fries), known as “Salchipapas Zenobia”. Before she started this business she used to work in a restaurant as waitress; then she got pregnant but lost her baby, so her husband encouraged her to gain independence and to open her small shop. With the effort of her daily work she has succeeded in improving her house and in helping educating her two children, as her income covers the expenses of their enrollment fees and educational services. Zenobia’s big dream is to set a shop in her own house. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy an awning, chairs and tables for her shop.
All of our members are thankful for the support granted by the investors and they all commit to paying within the specified periods.

In this group: Zenobia Tarcila, Flavia Domitila , Sonia Beatriz, Ana Maria, Maria Celinda, Obdulia Mercedes, Magaly Virginia, David Cesar, Miguel Angel, Yelitza Glynis

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa



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