A loan of $775 helped a member buy ingredients for making food especially dry grains, chicken, coal, firewood, soft drinks, juice, etc.


Diriangen Group's story

The communal bank Diriangen consists of three hardworking and determined women one of whom is Rosa del Carmen. With few resource, this business started 10 years ago in the lookout, the business has grown now sells daily meals and drinks. With the loan she will buy chicken, beef, coal, firewood, soft drinks, juice... etc.

The other members of the group are María Auxiliadora who has been selling tamales for six years and Alba Luz who sells handicrafts and who will invest her loan in clay, watercolours, glaze, firewood and oven.

In this group: María Auxiliadora, Alba Luz, Rosa Del Carmen

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alberto Jaramillo



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