A loan of $1,475 helped a member to buy candies, soft drinks, bread, detergents, dry grains, soups and canned goods.


Banco Comunal Las Mariposas Group's story

Cristina, Maria De La Cruz, Georgina, Marina, Janette Del Socorro, Pabla Teresa, Danelia Francisca, Alma Rosa, Maria Eulogia y Lilliam make up the communal bank called Las Mariposas. Cristina has had a grocery store, selling soft drinks and ornaments for more than 12 years. They are all enterprising and hardworking women who are proud of having businesses where they can be their own bosses. The reason for the loan is to buy candies, soft drinks, bread, dry grains, soups and canned goods.

In this group: Maria De La Cruz, Gergina, Marina, Jeanette Del Socorro, Pabla Teresa, Danelia Francisca, Cristina, Alma Rosa, Maria Eulogia, Lilliam

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Maria Blyth



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