A loan of $2,150 helped a member to buy sapphire jewelry such as rings, chains, wrist bracelets and ankle bracelets; and to buy clothing such as men’s and women’s pants, men’s and women’s shoes, bedclothes, men’s and women’s underwear, women’s shirts, men’s t-shirts, etc.


Hermanos En Cristo Group's story

This group is formed by three members who are successful entrepreneurs. One of the members is Angela, who is 50 years old, married, and has three children. For 14 years now she has worked selling various merchandise, such as sapphire jewelry, new clothing, bedclothes and underwear. Previously she held raffles and sold raffle tickets in her community, as well as making and selling tortillas. The members of the group have been clients of the field partner for 12 years with more than 15 consecutive loan cycles, which they say shows they are punctual with their payments. Angela is requesting a loan to buy sapphire jewelry such as rings, chains, wrist bracelets and ankle bracelets; and to buy clothing such as men’s and women’s pants, men’s and women’s shoes, bedclothes, men’s and women’s underwear, women’s shirts, men’s t-shirts, etc. Merling is 29 years old and her business is selling sapphire jewelry and Avon cosmetics. Maricela is 26 years old and her business is selling food.

In this group: Angela Del Socorro, Merling Del Socorro , Maricela Del Carmen
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Graham Robinson



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