A loan of $1,825 helped a member to purchase wine coolers, beer, sodas, wines, etc.


San Jose Group's story

Convinced that they would be able to help her children and families and confident in that it would be possible with the support of this institution, 14 humble and hardworking women from the city of Caaguazú created a Communal Bank. One of these women is Laura, whose livelihood is selling beverages. She says her group and the training sessions have helped her very much. It is her desire to expand her business and to have a large liquor store in the future. She is asking for a loan in order to buy beverages such as wine coolers, beers, sodas, wines, etc, in order to have an extensive stock for her busiest season and she wants to make a good profit.

In this group: Vilma, Laura Celina, Eva Felicita, Fabiola, Teodolina, Mercedes, Matilde, Lorena, Lorenza, Maria Antonia, Sotera, Catalina, Liz Idalia, Luz Marina
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Carolina Zuniga



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