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A loan of $3,625 helped a member to buy recycled materials to sell.


8 De Diciembre Group's story

The 8 de Diciembre communal bank is in its fourth loan cycle. We can say that the group is very responsible. All the members have jobs and they also have group activities to promote working in groups.

Lucia is one of the members. She works in recycling and also selling grilled meat on the weekend. She has two children and she tells us that they are the reason for her constant struggle. She scours the streets looking for recyclable materials to later sell. She is very proud of her job because it is honorable and honest.

She is requesting the loan to buy recycled materials in bulk to later resell, because she will have more profits.

She is grateful for the opportunity that she and her group are receiving.

In this group: Gloria , Virginia , Lucia , Sebastiana , Sulma , Alejandra , Griselda , Luz , Maria , Crispina , Mariza , Sonia , Narcisa , Rosalba , Alejandra , Graciela , Rosimeire *
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall



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