A loan of $3,900 helped a member to buy merchandise.


Princesas Guerreras Group's story

The members of "Princesas Guerreras" [Warrior Princesses] sell silver jewelry, cosmetics and perfumes, and bakery products (bread, cakes, sweets and empanadas).

Marcela sells underwear and clothes, mainly in schools. She buys everything in Santiago. Marcela has had this activity for ten years now, and will use this loan to stock her business. On a personal level, Marcela would like to continue with her business, but she also has a stable business at home: a bookstore. She has also started to make some improvements to her house. Marcela is 39 years old, has a 12-year-old daughter that studies and a one-year-old child.

Marcela likes to work with Fondo Esperanza, because she feels comfortable with the rest of the members from the communal bank and because they help her to finance everything she needs for her business.

Marcela is wearing a black blouse with flowers; she is sitting in the middle.

In this group: Alejandra Pamela, Marcela Lorena, Maria Margarita, Alma Irene, Alejandra Fabiola, Viviana Elizabeth, Ambar Yanira, Nereida Ninfa, Cecilia Elizabeth, Luzmira Ester, Romina Natalie, Katherine Andrea, Victor Manuel, Marta, Gladys Andrea, Marianet Patricia, Cantalicia, Cantalicia Del Transito, Berta Esmerita

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Santiago Mejía Dugand



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