A loan of $2,000 helped a member to buy ingredients to make rice and beans, fried bananas with cheese, tacos, enchiladas, grilled steak, fried plantains, fried chicken and crepes.


Banco Comunal El Milagro Group's story

The communal bank "El Milagro" has 9 members who united to support their businesses so that they could contribute financially to the expenditures of their households. The members are: Aydalina, Alba Rosa, Adelayda, Candida, Alba Lidia, Teofila, Danelia, Maria Josefa, and Esmeralda. Teofila is the coordinator of the bank; she has the responsibility of organizing and united each of the members of the bank, who all have different economic activities. Teofila has a business selling fried foods. Her business is in her house, and she makes rice and beans, fried bananas with cheese, tacos, enchiladas, grilled steak, fried plantains, fried chicken and crepes.

In this group: Candida Del Rosario , Danelia Lisseth, Teofila , Alba Rosa, Maria Josefa , Adelayda , Alba Lidia , Aydalina , Esmeralda Del Socorro

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar



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