A loan helped a member to buy supplies to expand her business for her customers.


Santa Barbara I Group's story

Rosa Delina, 53, is in a common-law relationship and has a son. She has a neighborhood store in the same house where she lives, she started her business 10 years ago. She started her business selling small items in her store and gradually increased the variety of products for sale,

She gets up very early to work and sell in the store, the previous loan was used to purchase more products for the store, this loan will be used to invest in her business and expand it much more with new products for her customers.

The members of the group met each other as they live in the same area. Her goals and aspirations are to use this loan are to expand her neighborhood store with more products. Her goals and aspirations are to get ahead by increasing sales and income to better the welfare of her family.

Due to the pandemic, the photo only shows the three group representatives who make of the Board of Directors.

In this group: Cirila, Pascual, Lidia, Irma, Rosa Delina, Andrea, Edson Atilio, Esperanza, Carlos Alejandro, Arminda

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lorraine Valarino.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women through group lending.



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