A loan of $3,775 helped a member to buy a variety of wholesale soft drinks to stock her stall.


Perlas Group's story

The "Perlas" communal bank is made up of nine members, seven women and two men. The president of the bank is Mary, who is in the center of the photo wearing a light blue shirt. Mary makes a living selling a variety of soft drinks from her stall, which is located in a very busy market in the city of Santa Cruz. This loan is her second with the institution. Mary will use this loan to buy a variety of wholesale soft drinks to stock her stall, which will allow her to offer a variety of products to her clients. Her reason for applying for this loan is to continue improving her business. Mary is a very hardworking person, and she is happy with this opportunity because this loan will allow her to grow her business.

In this group: Elvis, Maria Cristina, Deinar, Marleny, Ahideca , Norma, Aracely, Natividad, Mary Sandra
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Volz



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