A loan of $4,275 helped a member to buy beauty products.

Mujeres Buscando Un Futuro Group's story

“Mujeres Buscando Un Futuro” is a communal bank consisting of 9 members. Edith is one of its them. She is 40 years old, lives in a common-law marriage and has 4 children under age who depend on the income of Edith and her partner.

Edith sells beauty products. She started this business 15 years ago and is happy about all she has achieved. She has many customers and her earnings allow her to support her family. Her customers are mainly women. This time, she wants to invest her loan in the purchase of beauty products. The Christmas season is a very good time for sales and she wants to take full advantage.

Edith and her communal bank are are grateful for the loan granted. In the picture, she is the third from the left and is wearing a blue polo shirt.

In this group: Maria Petronila, Consuelo, Cadith, Maria Angelica, Edith Bertha, Rosa, Gloria, Irma Josefina, Jenifer Josefina

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Vaethjunker

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