A loan of $4,750 helped a member to buy fruit such as bananas, oranges and mandarins.


Las Malvinas Group's story

Avelinda, who is 43 years old, is separated and has four independent children. The communal bank "Las Malvinas" is made up of 9 enthusiastic and enterprising members. Avelinda makes a living selling fruit. Due to her perseverance her business is going well and her quality of life has improved. She requested this loan in order to buy fruit such as bananas, oranges and mandarins. The group "Las Malvinas" is grateful to all the people who made this loan possible. In the photo, Avelinda is the fourth at the back, wearing a sky blue top and who is carrying a cream coloured bag.

In this group: Susana, Maria Norma, Rebeca, Maximina, Avelinda Margarita, Maria Carina, Yessenia Areli, Violeta, Santos Hermitaño*
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Laura Darby



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