A loan of $2,675 helped a member to purchase clothing and shoes for the Christmas season.

Una Luz Al Desarrollo Group's story

The community bank named "Una Luz al Desarrollo" is made up of 9 neighbors and friends with the common goal of improving their finances. The group has been together for three years and their leader is Eloyda.

Eloyda is 29 years old and she is the mother of two, aged 12 and 3 years old. she sells clothing by taking orders in her neighborhood. During this Christmas season she has many orders for children's clothing and shoes. The loan she has requested from Edaprospo (Kiva Field Partner) will be used to purchase merchandise to offer her clients. In the future Eloyda dreams of having a stand in the market from where to sell her clothing.

In this group: Evarista Zoraida, Flora Lucila, Haydee Bertha, Marisol Isidora, Eloyda, Olinda Marina, Hediliza Susana, Mirma Rocio, Luz Angelica
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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