A loan of $3,400 helped a member to buy vegetables, seasonings, baked goods, vegetables, and other ingredients in order to make food.

Koeju Group's story

The group called KOEJU is in it's second loan cycle, with fifteen members. They are from the city of Santaní, a very rural area which is now growing, and is quite far from the capital.

One of the members is Celina who works selling food. She is very entrepreneurial and a hard worker and she has many customers. She feels thankful to be part of the foundation and part of the women's group program.

Celina is requesting a loan to be able to buy ingredients, such as greens, seasonings, baked goods, vegetables and other products, to continue making her food. In this way she will be able to continue fighting and sacrificing in order to get ahead and help her family.

In this group: Celina, Marta, Noelia, Noelia, Mariana, Bernarda, Evangelista, Benicia, Maria, Fany, Blanca, Marlene, Lisa, Basilia, Blanca

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amanda Frye

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