A loan of $5,175 helped a member to purchase Christmas trees, ornaments, and children's toys.


Mujeres Emprendedoras De Micaela Bastidas Group's story

This is the communal bank “MUJERES EMPRENDEDORAS DE MICAELA BASTIDAS” (Micaela Bastidas’ Entrepreneurial Women). It’s a group consisting of 7 members known for their determination and persistence in life, to accomplish their goals. Silvia is the woman who appears on the left side of the photo wearing a blue coat. She is 55 years old, married and has 6 children who are now all older. Silvia sells beauty products in order to have an economic livelihood that helps her get ahead. The loan will be invested in the purchase of Christmas products such as Christmas trees, ornaments, and children's toys so that later she can sell them in her home as well as in a busy market. She, along with the other members of the group “Mujeres emprendedoras de Micaela Bastidas”, thank with all their hearts everyone who has helped through Kiva and Edaprospo to help them achieve their projects.

In this group: Luis Valentin, Silvia Melania , Delia Dorotea, Tereza, Olimpia, María Mercedes, Roxana Iris*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diana Lima



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