A loan of $1,975 helped a member bUYING MERCHANDISE FOR THEIR STORES.


La Ilucion Group's story

President Gabina is 48 years old and lives in the community of El Torno, Miraflores barrio. Her business for 19 years had been making and selling ice cream. She is married to Emilio and for 6 years her occupation has been teacher in the zone of Villa San Carlos. The couple has 3 children of school age. With the loan they will buy milk and sugar in bulk for making ice cream.

Secretary Arnilda is 21 years old and lives in El Torno, Bolivia barrio. Her business is selling fish and potatoes in El Torno community. She has been doing this for 2 years. With the loan she will buy potatoes in bulk. She is living with Marco Antonio. Her profession is teacher, for 2 years, in an educational unit. They have 2 children of school age.

Treasurer Vania has a clothing business in El Torno, outsiD. the central market of El Torno. As a 2nd activity, she sells soft drinks in the same stall. She is single and lives in Paraiso barrio. Vania has no children and her loan will be used to buy casual clothes, such as sweat shirts, shorts, etc.

The clients are very grateful to the financing organization for granting confidence in them personally and for having opened the doors when they most needed it.

In this group: Gabina, Maria Elena, Omar Alberto, Arnilda, Vania, Isaias, Limbania, Reina
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD



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