A loan of $3,000 helped a member to buy clothing to sell.


San Expedito Group's story

This communal bank was formed by several neighbors in the city of Santaní. It is called San Expedito and is in its 15th loan cycle. The group's 11 members are known in the neighborhood as being close, caring, and responsible, and all of them have an entrepreneurial spirit. Adelaida, one of the members, sells many kinds of clothing. She is hardworking and says that, with the group's help, she has been able to grow and improve her business. She wants to keep expanding and investing in her business. So, she is applying for a loan to buy summer clothing to fill her customer orders.

In this group: Celia Mabel, Guisela, Raquel, Adelaida, Margarita, Ana, Celia, Zulma, Sonia, Guillermina*, Leonidas*
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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