A loan of $2,300 helped a member to buy fabric and thread.


San Jose Group's story

The members of this communal bank engage in a variety of activities. The group is in its fifth loan cycle, and the sense of responsibility and desire to get ahead on the part of each member is noteworthy. Blasida is a member and president of the communal bank. She always tries to help her friends in whatever way she can. She wants very much to get ahead and be a better person. Blasida is a seamstress and is applying for this loan to buy fabric and thread so that she can fill customer orders. She knows that this loan will be a great help to her.

In this group: Blasida, Cristina, Ada, Nancy, Elva, Marina, Dora, Maria, Elvia, Clara, Cynthia, Blanca, Marisa, Maria
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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