A loan of $4,100 helped a member to buy fruits and vegetables that she will sell.


Rio Ypane Belen Group's story

This group is from the community Pachito Lopez in the city of Concepción. The community is located quite far away from the central part of the city, and is still growing. The area is difficult to access, which is why the members of the group want to grow and help improving the environment of their community. The group is in its fifth loan cycle with the program. One of the members is Rosalia, she is from a small settlement in the commuity Panchito Lopez and runs her small business selling fruits and vegetables in the market, and on weekends at the community's agricultural fair. Her wish is for her environment to improve with time and through the help of all the people in the area, so that it will be safer for their families and offer them a better future. She is applying for this loan in order to buy fruits and vegetables, which she will sell in order to continue her business and make it grow so that she can help her family.

In this group: Rosalia, Antonia, Sara, Maria, Gregoria, Monica, Liliana, Fidelina, Froilana, Liduvina, Maria, Maria, Celestina, Damiana, Arminda, Irma*
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Isabel Valencia



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