A loan of $1,625 helped a member to buy a refrigerator.

El Camino Del Exito Group's story

Juana is 35 years old, married, and has one child. She is the president of the 'El Camino del Éxito' (The Road to Success) community bank.

Juana lives in Mejorada district, in Huancavelica province. Her business is selling meals and running a restaurant, catering to workers in the area. Juana's business is located in a central area. She also sells fruit and candy.

Juana is in the habit of saving and she put together some of her savings with the loan she was granted in order to buy a refrigerator that she badly needed for her restaurant.

In the photograph, Juana is wearing a grey body warmer and is in the middle of all the other members. The photograph was taken in the doorway of her business. The small photo in the top right-hand corner belongs to Elizabeth I. who couldn't attend because she had to work in her restaurant business.

The member who is absent from the photo is Aracelli SobrevilL.. She didn't attend the meeting because she was feeling unwell.

In this group: Juana Francisca, Cintia, Deisy Soledad, Miguel Angel, Olga, Gissela Elsa, Aracelli Del Pilar*, Elizabeth Griselda
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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