A loan of $4,800 helped a member to buy meat, vegetables, condiments, eggs and so on.

Cadena De Mujeres Group's story

The group called “Cadena de Mujeres” (Chain of Women) is in its ninth cycle of the women's communal bank program. All of the members were found to be below the poverty line when doing the survey for the elimination of poverty.

One of the members is Norma. She is improving her situation of poverty but she is equally aware that this work and effort that she is doing must be continuous and permanent in order to achieve total success. Among the work that she does in the sale of meals which is going very well for her, as a very good clientele has been made and is growing as time passes. Her dream is to be able to have a large shop in order to continue growing.

She is requesting this loan to be able to invest it in the purchase of meat, vegetables, condiments, eggs and so on, to be able to continue making her meals, which is her way of helping her family.

In this group: Selva, Norma, Monica, Emilia, Claudia, Elsa, Asunción, María, Nelida, Gladys, María, Nelida, Nimia, Matilde, De Las Nieves , Aida, Edelina, Teresa, Maria, Rocio, Miguela

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Melanie Snellings

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