A loan of $4,025 helped a member to purchase a big sow and piglets, as well as their feed and vitamins.

Banco Mujer La Amistad Group's story

Karla is the president of Banco Mujer La Amistad, a well-established group within Fundación Mujer that is known for its commitment and punctuality. It is made up of 5 members, who invest their loans in agriculture and livestock. Karla is 30 years old, the head of her household and has 3 children all of whom are minors. Her eldest daughter is in secondary school and the younger children are in primary school.

She works in raising and fattening pigs, an undertaking she started many years ago, and in which she has much experience. She has benefited from 3 previous loans through Fundación Mujer, and these loans are the tools that have allowed her to consolidate her small business in order to pay for her basic family needs. It has also allowed her to pay for her courses in an institute to become an esthetician. This will allow her to earn an extra income to improve the quality of life for her and her family, which is her ultimate dream.

In this group: Karla, Marta, Daniela, Flor, Annia

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer anonymized.

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