A loan of $4,325 helped a member to buy candy in bulk.


32-Principiantes Group's story

The Communal Bank "32 Principiantes" (32 Beginners) consists of eight members, six women and two men. The president of this Communal Bank is Sra. Elena. She is 53 years old, but she is not married and has a son who is independent. She sells candy from a small shop in the District of Villa Pagador. Sra. Elena is a longtime client of Emprender and is participating in her ninth loan cycle. She will use this loan to buy candy in bulk so that she can restock her shop and increase her operating capital.

Sra. Elena confronts challenges in her business, such as competition, so she will utilize these benefits in order to improve her quality of life. She is a hardworking individual who is able by herself to help her son get ahead. She is very pleased and proud of this accomplishment.

In this group: Elena, Teofila, Paulina, Eddy, Gregorio Victor, Maria, Lizet Anay , Deysi Vanessa
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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