A loan helped a member to purchase an industrial machine to knead bread.


San Miguel Florida Group's story

Virginia is a 58-year-old enterprising woman. She is very honorable, and for this all the members of the San Miguel Florida communal bank chose her as president, so that she is the one who manages the group. She can be seen in the photo holding a paper on the extreme right. In front of her, Marioli is seated with her child in arms.

For 20 years, Virginia has worked making and selling bread. After she prepares the bread, she distributes it to various neighborhood stores. She always worked very traditionally, but now she is motivated to purchase an industrial machines so she can produce more quickly.

The members of the bank wants to improve their quality of life, so they asked for a loan from Sembrar Sartawi IFT to invest this money in their businesses or undertakings. Through the improvement of their income, the members want to get ahead.

In this group: Martha , Claudia , Virginia , Eustaquia , Rosa , Maria Mercedes , Marioli , Viviana

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Wendy Harris.


This loan is special because:

It allows financially marginalized people to access loans and training through communal banks.



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