A loan helped a member to buy a variety of footwear to sell.


San Rafael Group's story

There are 19 members in this committee. They have set a goal of being able to grow not only economically but also as people. They help one another and look for the means to be able to offer better living conditions for their loved ones. They are participating in the Poverty Elimination program.

Esther is one of them. She earns a living selling shoes. Her business helps her provide the best for her family, cover their day-to-day needs, that they not go without and not face hardships. Esther mentions that she decided to join the group with the objective of achieving her goals and continue to improve in her undertaking as she has been doing.

She is requesting this loan to buy a variety of footwear to sell. and by doing so satisfy her customers and continue to improve as she has been doing.

Note: There is only one person in the photo but it is a group loan. A group photo is not possible without a gathering of people, prohibited because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this group: Zulma, Maria, Elizabeth, Patrocinia, Cirila, Myrian, Nelly, Saturnina, Rosana, Hilda, Esther, Cindi, Laura, Valentina, Juana, Madelyn, Rossana, Lilian, Deysi

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer leonardo.


This loan is special because:

It is accompanied by an industry leading poverty-elimination program.



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