A loan of $3,375 helped a member to buy construction products.


Patrón San Juan Evangelista Group's story

The communal bank Patrón San Juan Evangelista is starting its sixth cycle with 14 members who live in the departament of Huancavelica. The members have various busineses.

Maria Antonieta is a member of the communal bank. She has two daughters, aged 20 and 19. Her business is selling construction materials. She has a small hardware-type store. Maria Antonieta started her business as a small scale vendor of materials. At present, she has the concession of the Regional Government of her area and she has multiple orders. Thanks to the loans she has received, she has been able to invest in and grow her business. Right now she is asking for a loan of S/.500.00 to buy construction products such as brick and sand. Maria Antonieta's dream is to have her own hardware store and later buy a house in Lima.

In this group: Maria Antonieta, Lidia, Rocio, Herminia, Maria Nicolasa, Anny, Iris Mayurit, Clarisa, Maria Isabel, Edward Jhon, Agustina, Katy, Imelda, Cecilia Maribel
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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