A loan of $5,125 helped a member to buy paint, anti-corrosives, tank maintenance materials, stopcocks, glues and PVC pipes.

Caps Capulin Y Sam Blas Group's story

The Capulín and San Blass Water and Sewerage communal bank (CAPS CSB) is based in 34 1/2 km down the road to Granada in Nicaragua. CAPS provides drinking water to 850 families in the communities of San Blass, El Capulín and Los Angeles, which is around 4250 people benefiting from their services.

CAPS has 4 tanks storing water, which are in need of urgent maintenance, the distribution pipes are also in need of maintenance, which hasn't been carried out for a long time. Representing their users, the CAPS board of directors has requested financing to buy the paints, anti-corrosives and materials needed to maintain the tanks as well as the stop cocks, glues and PVC piping for the distribution network.

This investment will allow CAPS to ensure the durability of the tanks and the provision of drinking water to their communities for many years.

In this group:      Josefa Dolores,      Mario Antonio,     Cesar Augusto,     Sergio Enrique,       Evaristo,       Francisco

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sara Godwin

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