A loan of $3,325 helped a member the purchase of thinner, rubber and lacquer.


Sinceridad Group's story

The Sinceridad ["Sincerity"] Community Bank is starting its fourth cycle with 17 members who have diverse businesses. Maria, age 41, is married and has 4 children. Maria has a carpenter's shop with her husband. They make: doors, windows and balconies. They take orders. Last year they maD. orders for local public institutions. She is requesting a loan for the purchase of thinner, rubber and lacquer. Maria likes her Community Bank meetings because the members are friends. She learns a lot from the training that she receives from the captain. Her dream is to save to purchase machines for her business, and for her children to be professionals.

In this group: Maria Natividad, Marcelina, Ana Maria, Corina, Maximiliana, Floriza, Pelagia, Francisca, Alejandra, Teodosia, Marleni, Bertha, Irene, Efrain, Nancy Amanda, Cesario

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper



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