A loan of $1,025 helped a member to purchase lipsticks, powder, perfume, nail polish, creams and treatments.


Las Palomas Group's story

The community bank "Las Palomas" (The Doves) is made up of Juana, Tomasa, Leseyda, Oscar Danilo, Adán Emilio, Blanca, Emiliana, Marcia, Maria and Sonia. Sonia is the coordinator of the bank. She has run a business selling cosmetics for over a year. Most of her customers request a great variety of products, so she works every day from 8am to 7pm. At 23 she is a born fighter, putting food on the table for her family on a daily basis. This loan is to purchase lipsticks, powder, perfume, nail polish, creams and treatments.

In this group: Sonia Maria, Maria Feliz , Marcia Lilliam, Emiliana, Blanca Lorena, Adan Emilio, Oscar Danilo, Leseyda, Juana Maria, Tomasa Felicita

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Suzanne Grasso



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