A loan of $2,925 helped a member to buy beauty products.

Sol Naciente Group's story

A group that is creative in business and hard work to get ahead- that is how the Sol Naciente [Emerging Sun] community bank is described. It has had 8 members for more than 6 years. This group has a lot in common, such as wanting to get ahead. Each member has her own particular story. Such is the case with Vilma M., who is 45 years old and has three children. She works every day selling beauty products, work she has been doing for more than two years. With her hard work she has managed to improve her quality of life, since she now has more income. She is now about to achieve one of her biggest goals, which is finishing construction on her home, to ensure that her children have a place to live and grow as excellent citizens.Vilma M. is not just a prosperous worker, but an excellent cook as well. That is why she eventualy began to prepare delicious dishes on weekends to make some extra income. With the recent loan, she will invest in buying beauty products such as perfume and skin creams. In the future, she would like to grow her business to have more income for her and her family.

In this group: Vilma , Gladys , Jessica , Antonio , Adie Margot , Luz *, Polet Del Pilar , Maria Elena
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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