A loan of $3,275 helped a member to buy supplies to prepare and sell fried fish.

Santisima Trinidad Group's story

The "SANTISIMA TRINIDAD" communal bank is composed of 8 members, all of which have different activities. The president of the communal bank is Lidia. She is 30 years old and has three children aged 4, 6 and 9. Her business is selling food. She has been selling fried fish for a long time now. She sells from her sales spot which is located in her house in the Senkata neighborhood.

This is her second loan with the Institute. Lidia will use it to bu the supplies to make the fish like chuño (freeze dried potato), potatoes and corn wholesale. The challenges that Lidia faces is competition as there are many small businesses in her area that sell meals. She will use the profits to continue buying ingredients to make her tasty meals. She is pleased and grateful for the opportunity being presented to her.

In this group: Saby, Hilda, Elmer, Adelina, Fidelia , Lidia, Leocadia, Segundo Gregorio

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer leonardo

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