A loan of $1,600 helped a member to stock her general store.

Niusy Group's story

This community bank has three members. The group's coordinator, Sayda, 34, is married and has two children, 6- and 2-years old, respectively. Sayda opened a general store six years ago in a space in her house. She sells clothes as well as groceries. She is applying for a loan that she will use to buy rice, beans, sugar, cooking oil, bread, alka seltzer, diapers, baby clothes, children's clothes, underwear and other merchandise. Sayda used past loans to increase her income and standard-of-living. The other members of the community bank are Sr. Luis, 74, who has a milk sales business and Sra. Yessenia, 32, who buys and sells used clothing.

In this group: Yessenia Isabel, Sayda Abigail, Luis Oscar
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jere Wiseman

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