A loan of $1,900 helped a member to buy vegetables, minced meat, sugar, flour, soap, and cooking oil, etc.


La Esperanza 2 Group's story

The Esperanza II communal bank is in its first cycle with the Women’s Committee Program. They are starting to work together and help each other. They are doing this so that, through the trainings, they will be improving their income and the members’ quality of life. Carla is one of the members. She sells basic needs items at a small kiosk. She works there in order to get the needed income for her family. She is a very tenacious person. As time goes by she wants to be improving her small business endeavor. Carla is requesting this loan to buy vegetables, minced meat, sugar, flour, soap, and cooking oil, etc. This will help her to have better products and to firm up her business plan. This will help her to improve her income.

In this group: Carla, Miryan, Narcisa, Sonia, Elva, Matilde, Ines, Mariana, Alicia, Salustiana, Jorgelina, Rosa*, Jorgelina*
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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