A loan of $2,600 helped a member to buy beauty products for her store.


Madres Ladereñas Group's story

The group called “MADRES LADEREÑAS is maD. up of eight members. One of them is 44 year old Bella María who has a store where she offers all types of products to her customers. She’s had this business for 20 years and it’s one of the most frequented stores in her neighborhood. She remembers when she started with just a few items and began despite the competition and challenges, but continued to move ahead until she was able to build a large and well stocked and assorted store. This allowed her to help her children with their studies and help her husband build their house. She will use the money from this loan to buy beauty products and cosmetics. She recently bought a display case and wants to fill it with these items. This will allow her to have a variety of items to offer her customers, and increase her income. Bella María serves as the “MADRES LADEREÑAS” group secretary.

* Bella María is seated at the table and is wearing a green blouse.

In this group: Bella Maria, Sonia Ricardina*, Nelly, Amina, Maritza, Humberto Gerardo, Cespedes Ana Melva, Concepcion, Nancy Flor, Betty Lucy, Juana Mata, Eliza
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes



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