A loan of $1,025 helped a member to buy fish for resale..


San Francisco 2 Group's story

The communal bank group 'San Francisco 2' is in the city of Pilar, and are beginning to work as a group. They are in their first loan cycle, with great enthusiasm and desire to get ahead, and in this way be able to help their families. The woman have a lot of hope that this program will help them be able to grow, not just economically, but also as people.

Zulma makes a living selling 'mazamorra', a traditional sweet corn pudding, and fish. She told us that as a result of her hard work, she is able to provide for her family and give them what they need day to day. She said that her dream is to have a large business where she can offer her products and also provide her customers with a comfort place and also have more space where she can have more products. She has requested a loan to buy fish, which will increase her stock and allow her to be able to meet the demands and orders of her customers.

In this group: Zulma Mabel, Lida , Zoraida , Nilda , Sebastiana , Idelisa , Ana , Karina
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tricia Kell



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