A loan of $3,150 helped a member to purchase goods (milk, pasta, rice, etc.).

El Buen Samaritano Group's story

Melania is married and has 7 children. Currently, she is a member of the communal bank “El Buen Samaritano” composed of 9 members that make their living in diverse commercial activities.

For the last 2 years Melania has worked in her own small grocery store where she sells groceries, etc. She started by selling a few products and with time was able to expand her business. She says it wasn't easy, as she had to work very hard together with her husband, but thanks to her hard work and dedication she has gotten better profits, her children have an education and above all they have a better quality of life. She says that as a woman, she feels very proud of herself and independent.

The loan she received was to buy goods (milk, pasta, rice etc.) Melania will fulfill all her goals with hard work and effort and the help of her loan with "Edaprospo"

Laura is the lady with the blue shirt in the upper left hand corner of the picture.

In this group: Melania, Irma Luz, Alda Lidia, Luz Marina, Esther Claudia, Soledad Julia, Reyna Isabel, Hilda Catalina, Laura Roxana*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lucia Long

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