A loan of $1,025 helped a member rent a market stall.

Triunfadoras Leales De Motupe Group's story


Cristina is a member of the community bank “Triunfadoras Leales D. Motupe”. She is 51 years old and she is the president of the group which has been working with Edaprospo-Prosperidad for 2 years. The group is maD. up of 7 people that live on the same street; through word of mouth, they were able to bring together 7 responsible neighbors to form their community bank which was named “Triunfadoras Leales D. Motupe” because they all consider themselves loyal to each other. In the picture, Cristina is on the left and she is wearing a pink blouse.

Cristina is separated and she has 4 children; 3 of them are self-sufficient but 1 is her dependant. Mrs. Cristina started working cleaning a house but she left that job; then she started selling clothes as a street vendor and that is how she supports her daughter. She would like to have working capital to buy or rent a stall in her local market so she can continue supporting her family.

In this group: Cristina, Delicia, Cristina, Vilma Mercedes, Dilver Antony, Victoria, Patricia

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Carlos Morales

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