A loan of $1,300 helped a member to buy merchandise.


Santa Lucia Ii Group's story

Santos Yolanda’s a single mother. She’s 33-years-old and never went to school. She has two children both of which attend school. She’s a merchant. She sells clothes for children and infants. She started the business with little capital and to date has 10 years’ experience.

She decides to form a group to request a loan she’ll use to buy merchandise to stock her business. In future she’d like to have a larger stand and to have more merchandise. The other group members work in crafts and in commerce.

In this group: Maria Isabel, Miriam Esther, Nicolas Isaias, Crisanta Elizabeth, Santos Yolanda, Juana Jesus

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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