A loan of $2,675 helped a member to buy fabric and thread, etc.


Amigas Unidas Group's story

Esperanza, age 62, is separated, and she has three adult children. Esperanza is a member of the “Amigas Unidas” (United Friends) communal bank. The communal bank is comprised of eight members who devote themselves to different business activities. Esperanza has been a seamstress for 20 years. This business stemmed from her divorce because she needed a way to support her children. Thanks to her effort and dedication, she has managed to get better income. She has managed to build the roof of her house. Esperanza has requested a new loan to buy fabric and thread, etc. Esperanza will accomplish her goals thanks to the loans from EDAPROSPO and Kiva.

In this group: Esperanza, Norma Noemi , Sonia , Marcela, Tomasa Esperanza, Emilia , Abilio , Andrea
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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