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A loan of $5,000 helped a member to buy meat, vegetables, condiments, and other supplies.


Perpetuo Socorro Group's story

“Perpetuo Socorro” is the name of an outstanding group of women that was formed in the city of Itá, thanks to its current director, Maria. She contacted an advisor and then decided to form a group. The group is now working on its fourth loan cycle of the program in a cooperative and unified manner.


Maria sells food at her snack bar. She says that she generates very good sales since her foods are very rich and well-appreciated by her customers. As a result, she is able to move forward and help her family. Her goal is to continue working until one day she is able to have a large restaurant or a banquet hall where her customers will be more comfortable.


Maria is requesting a loan so that she can buy supplies for her snacks such as meat, vegetables, condiments, and other items. This will enable her to provide good food to her customers.

In this group: Maria, Herma, Salustiana, Albina, Justina, Alejandra, Cynthia, Clementina, Francisca, Jacinta, Clementina, Lucina, Liz, Bernardina, Tomasa, Maria, Norma, Concepción, Viviana, Gloria, Norma, Lilian*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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