A loan of $3,400 helped a member buy merchandise and increase working capital.


La Misiones Group's story

This enterprising bank, which is in its second loan cycle, consists of 10 members. All of them live in the San José zone. They have various business activities, such as the sale of jewelry, fruit, groceries, food, services, cosmetics, etc. The president is Sra. Rosmery, who is 31 years old and lives in the community of San José. Her business is the sale of jewelry and cosmetics. She has been in business for 8 years in the same zone where she lives. She lives with her partner, Señor Rider, who has been a bricklayer for 10 years. They have 2 children, who are of school age. With the money from the loan, she wants to buy cosmetics and jewelry which are on sale in a catalog.

The secretary is Sra. Ana María, who lives in the San José zone and has a grocery business in her home. She lives with Señor David, who works in a business in the community of San Pablo, where he operates heavy machinery. They have one son in their care. She will use the money from the loan to buy sugar, rice, oil, sodas, etc., wholesale.

The treasurer is Sra, Cristina. Her business is the sale of fruit in the La Ramada zone. Her partner is Señor Benedicto , a bricklayer who works in the San José zone. They have four children of school age. She will use the money from the loan to purchase fruit wholesale.

These bank members are very grateful to this financial institution for the confidence shown in them.

In this group: Rosmery, Maria Esther, Elizabeth, Juan Carlos , Roxana, Juan , Ana Maria, Cristina, Felipa , Wilder Franklin

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry



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