A loan of $1,850 helped a member to buy dessert ingredients.


El Eden Group's story

The members of the Edén community bank have much in common, especially the enthusiasm to make a success of their businesses. The 9-member group started more than two and a half years ago and run a variety of businesses.

38-year old Sra. Juana S. is one of the members and has two children still living at home. For the last four years she has maD. a living by selling meals in the mornings and desserts, such as mazamorra morada and rice pudding, in the afternoons. The work has brought her and her family many benefits. With the current loan she will buy ingredients for the desserts and other items for the upcoming Christmas season.

The other members have their own stories to relate, but all put the same care and effort into their daily lives to proviD. for their families.

In this group: Juana , Vilma , Maritza , Candelaria , Juan , Luz , Marita , Elizabeth, Rosa Narida

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jane A



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