A loan of $1,625 helped a member to stock her small shop with various products.


Nuevo Amanecer Group's story

Nuevo Amanecer (New Dawn) communal bank is made up of 10 members. They are all married and between them have 15 children under their care. These members are from the Sauce department; a place which is situated in the northern part of the country. Sauce is known for being an area that produces dairy products. Alba Justina is the coordinator of the Nuevo Amanecer communal bank. She has a small shop in her house which sells everyday products such as rice, sugar, milk, bread, condiments, juices and tiste (a pre-Colombian drink made of cocoa and corn). The finance that she needs is to buy products to stock her shop. Nuevo Amanecer communal bank thanks Kiva investors for their help as it offers dignified work to people with scarce resources and from poor countries like Nicaragua.

In this group: Alba Justina, Demetria, Elki Francisca, Maria Elena, Josefa Ramona, Juditcia Del Carmen, Reyna Isabel, Marfalia Ofelia, Luisa Argentina, Rosario Del Carmen
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Bell



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