A loan of $3,200 helped a member to buy a freezer.

Barrio Lindo Group's story

The entrepreneurial bank "Barrio Lindo" consists of eight members, six women and two men. All work in different businesses. The president of the bank is Señora Heidy. She is 32 years old and is married, with four children. She sells juices and natural fruit drinks. She sells her products as a street vendor in the busy fair in the Barrio Lindo area, from which the name of the bank is taken. This loan is her first one with this institution. Señora Heidy is going to use this loan to buy a freezer to preserve her fruits and products. Señora Heidy faces challenges such as competition in her business. She is going to use the profits to continue buying ingredients and utensils to continue improving her business and in this way generate more income.

In this group: Heidy, Roxana, David Vicente, Eduarda Genara, Jose Luis, Veronica, Leydy Paola, Reina

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry

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