A loan of $2,150 helped a member to buy ingredients to make food to sell.

Sarantaniani - 26 Group's story

The communal bank "SARANTANIANI – 26" is made up of eight members, seven women and one man. The president of the communal bank is Clotilde. She is 40 years old and married. She has 3 children, aged 22, 10 and 3. All are in school and still depend on her. Clotilde works selling food. This is her first loan cycle within the institution. Clotilde will use this loan to buy ingredients on a wholesale basis to prepare food, such as rice, a variety of noodles, and cooking oil. In this way she will increase her working capital. Clotilde faces challenges in her business such as the competition. She will use the benefits to improve her quality of life. Clotilde is a very hard-working person. She feels proud and happy about her work and the support provided to her by the institution.

In this group: Clotilde, Sonia, Claudia, Patricia Rosa, Rosy Reyna, Pacesa, Efrain, Cristina

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patricia Linderman

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