A loan of $3,350 helped a member to purchase creams, perfumes and powders.


Madres Laboriosas Group's story

This is the “Madres Laboriosas” group, made up of 10 responsible members who have not had any problems making their payments. Mirtha is 58 years old, separated, and has 3 children, two of whom she is currently supporting. Mirtha sells beauty products, and as a secondary occupation, she provides kitchen services, earning extra income for her home. She feels happy, because thanks to her efforts, she continues improving every day. The loan she requested is earmarked for the purchase of creams, perfumes, powders and such that she must offer to her customers. Mirtha´s desire is to see her children become fulfilled professionally. The communal bank, “Madres Laboriosas” is grateful for the support they have been given. Mirtha is seen seated first from the right, wearing a white blouse.

In this group: Elvira, Segundo Alistarco, Elena, Manuel, Gilseia Del Carmen, Flor De Maria, Mirtha Elena, Miguel Angel, Maritza Margot, Rosmery Susana
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eleanora Brennan



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