A loan of $2,400 helped a member to buy costume jewelry.


Sol Naciente (Cuenca) Group's story

The loan group "Sol Naciente" is made up of 6 women who with their work, help to improve the economy of their households in order to move their families forward in life. They live in the city of Cuenca. This city has a cold climate, but the warmth of the people is well known to all that visit. Its people still keep alive the culture and traditions of its people. It cuisine is varied which captivates the palate of its visitors. One of the member of this group is Evelyn. Evelyn is 24 years old. She is single and does not have children. She lives with her parents with whom she shares the household expenses. They do not have their own house so they are renting. Evelyn has been a merchant for 3 years. She sells costume jewelry for a living. She also buys and sells small chicks. These activities give her economic independence and personal success. The money from this loan will go towards the purchase of costume jewelry. Her goal is to grow more in her business.

In this group: Ladia Violeta, María Esperanza, Mayra Alexandra, Elourdes Maribel , Evelyn Lilibeth, Carmen Marlene*
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Erin Yamaoka


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