A loan of $2,875 helped a member to buy meat, bread, vegetables, seasonings and other products.

Koeju Group's story

Koeju is the name of the communal bank which consists of 15 women from the city of Luque. These women came together with a lot of enthusiasm and the desire to progress and get ahead. They are very hardworking and determined. They are well-known in the neighbourhood for their untiy and enthusiasm when it comes time to work.

Sra. Maria has lived with Señor Roberto for more than 18 years. With him, she has 3 children, all minors, who still attend school. She tells us that she has a small food stall where she sells all kinds of food and drink. Thanks to this work and the good service she provides her clients with, she already has a very good clent base which generates a very good income.

She wants to carry on with the business and that is why she is asking for a loan to buy ingredients which she will use to make the food she sells. These ingredients consist of meat, bread, vegetables, seasonings and other products which will a great help to her.

In this group: Maria Elva, Celestina, Yenny, Irma, Sonia, Victorina, Adriana, Maria, Zunilda, Johana, Fermina, Yeni, Zunilda*, Modesta*, Pablina*
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Maria Blyth

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