A loan of $3,300 helped a member to purchase manicure and pedicure materials.

Maria Auxiliadora Group's story

The "Maria Auxiliadora" communal bank was created through the union of various neighbors from a humble settlement in the city of Mariano Roque Alonso. The members are all humble people who created the group to be able to get out of the extreme poverty that afflicts a large portion of the country. They have all committed to fight side-by-side to meet their goals and to work together on activities that strengthen their partnership.

Adolfina G. is a great example of personal sacrifice. She is a traveling vendor who goes to her clients' houses to provide manicure and pedicure services. She doesn't have a fixed work location and for this reason her work is difficult for her. She can't spend the time she needs to take care of her family and maintain her household, but she knows that these sacrifices can help her family get ahead.

Adolfina is asking for a loan through Kiva to be able to purchase the materials she needs for her manicures and pedicures, such as nail polish, rubbing alcohol, nail files, scissors, nail clippers, etc.

In this group: Adolfina , Mariela , Evangelista , Zunilda , Maria , Nancy , Maria , Ninfa , Estela , Fermina , Marlenes , Vicenta , Diana , Evangelista , Pablina *, Lourdes *
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alexandra J

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