A loan of $3,625 helped a member to buy materials such as pens and folders at wholesale prices.

Fame - 26 Group's story

The entrepreneurship group FAME is comprised of 9 members, 8 women and 1 man. The president of the bank is Ruth. She is 51 years old, married, and has 3 children who are 10, 12, and 18 years old. She works for herself in a consultancy and performs work in different areas. She is going to use the loan to invest in her business by buying various materials that she needs such as folders and pens. Her reason for requesting this loan is to keep improving her business. Ruth is going to use the profits to continue improving her business and so to improve her income. Ruth is a very hardworking person and is happy that this opportunity has been offered to her and the other members of the group as, in many cases, they are the only ones who are helping their families to get ahead.

In this group: Jenny Miriam, Ruth Gladys, Guillermina, Olga Luisa, Ivana Delina, Ruth Wanda, Ana Karenn, Stephanie Daniela, Miguel Angel

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alison Hynd

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