A loan of $5,525 helped a member to purchase supplies and a freezer.


Jardín Esperanza Group's story

In the photo, Felipe appears on the right, wearing glasses and a blue and green striped shirt. He belongs to the “Jardín Esperanza de Lota” communal bank where members have diverse businesses such as clothing sales, grocery stores, bookstores, bakeries, and card stores. Felipe sells sushi. A year ago, he began making sushi for his friends until it occurred to them that they could sell their product to make extra money. This was how they began to sell, and one of his next challenges is being able to set up his business. He will use the funds he is requesting to purchase more supplies and a freezer. Sales have been going very well lately, and for this reason, he needs the funds as soon as possible so that he can continue selling his delicious sushi. Felipe says that what he likes the most about working with “Fondo Esperanza”, is being able to easily access credit.

In this group: Alicia Del Carmen, Avelina Rosa, Rocio Belen, Felipe Alberto, Pamela Andrea, Patricia Ines, Senen Segundo, Daphne Johanna, Alicia Grace, Maria Ester, Edith Del Carmen, Bristela Del Carmen, Ingrid Veronica, Israel Esteban, Pedro Eduardo, Claudia Lorena, Claudia Paola

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eleanor Francoletti-Putz



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