A loan of $2,025 helped a member to buy groceries for a small store.


Banco Mujer Búlwak Group's story

Enidia is the president of the "Mujer Bulwak" bank, a group that has come along a long path after being created six years ago. There are three other members in the group with Enidia and they will invest in their businesses and in farming work.

Enidia is 31 years old and mother to four children - three are in secondary school and the last is in primary school. Enidia has been with her partner for over fifteen years - he has a small farm where he grows bananas, the only source of income for the family. Because it was the only source of income, Enidia decided to start her own business, selling groceries from their home. Her first loan let her invest to adapting her living space for displaying the products and this second loan with be used to invest in buying merchandise, such as groceries, soft drinks, cleaning products and more, for the shop.

Enidia has many dreams and desires. She wants to support the family financially and help her children with their studies.

In this group: Enidia, Lina, Yury, Delfina

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Iain Gaw



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