A loan of $850 helped a member to purchase lemon and orange crops.

Pura Vida Group's story

The Pura Vida ("Pure Life") communal bank is comprised of three hardworking and enterprising people. One of them is María Margarita, who has been selling fruit for the past 10 years. With the loan she will purchase lemons and oranges for her business. She is married to a farmer and has five children who attend school. The other members are Francisca de los Ángeles, who has been making tortillas and selling firewood for 8 years, and Javier Noel, who sells fruit, mostly sour oranges and melons.

In this group: Francisca, María, Javier

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Renata Wolff

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