A loan of $1,875 helped a member to buy meat for subsequent resale.

San Blás Group's story

The women of this commnual bank are frrom the city of Caacupe. The ladies of the San Blas communal bank are very hardworking people. They are very grateful to the Fundacion for all the support they have received as it has been a great help to them.

Señora Marina is the president. She is married and has children. She sells all kinds of food as well as meat. Marina says that she works every day from early in the morning so as to prepare the food she sells and also see to customers who come at an early hour to buy cuts of meat. One of her dreams is to have a large store where she can offer her customers a larger variety of products.

She is asking for the loan to buy cuts of meat with which to stock up and so have more meat in stock to be ready for the holidays which is when she makes more sales.

In this group: Marina, Alejandrina , Cinthia , Claudia , Silvia , Rosalia , Bernada , Mercedes , Sonia , Norma , Teresa , Maria

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Maria Blyth

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