A loan of $4,750 helped a member purchase flashlights, batteries, and padlocks.


Pura Vida Group's story

The Communal Bank “Pura Vida” (Pure Life) is its 37th loan cycle with 22 members who are involved in different business activities.


Such is the case with Sra. Ana A., who is serving as President of the Communal Bank for the first time. What she enjoys most is having the incentive to save. Ana is married and has four children, three of whom are students. She travels to the fairs in the provinces of Huanta and Cangallo to sell hardware products with the occasional help of her siblings. Ana acquires her merchandise in the city of Lima. She engages in her business on Sundays and spends the rest of the week taking care of her children. Her dreams incluD. helping her children finish their studies and expanding her business.


Ana is requesting a loan of 900 PEN to invest in the purchase of flashlights, batteries, and padlocks.

In this group: Ana, Olga, Enedina, Zenaida, Nely, Edilberta, Indira Zoraida, Gladys, Irma, Luz Francisca, Gregoria, Diana, Mauricia, Nicolasa, Eulogia, Yesenia, Belu Erika, Maximiliana, Calixta, Carmen Elena, Tania, Apolinario

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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