A loan of $3,700 helped a member to buy food supplies to be used in her chicharron stall.


Senda De Vida Group's story

The communal bank Senda de Vida is made up of nine members, 6 women and 3 men. All of them work in different activities.

The president of the bank if Felipa. She is 44 years old, and has 2 children who are 8 and 12 years old. She works in food sales. She sells pork rinds and has been doing this for a long time. She has a food stall which is located at her residence which is in the area of Satélite.

This is her first sequence with the institution. Felipa is going to use this loan to buy supplies for making dishes including fish, freeze-dried potatoes, potatoes, and corn in bulk. Felipa is going to use the profits to continue buying supplies to prepare her delicious dishes.

She feels happy and grateful for this opportunity that is offered to her as this is the only activity she dedicates herself to as it is a family business.

In this group: Roly, Felipa, Cristian, Libertad, Karina Rosario, Maria Luz, Edwin, Viviana Ximena, Soledad Betty

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gail LeGrand



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