A loan of $2,750 helped a member purchase of groceries for her store (rice, noodles, oil, etc.).

Divino Niño Group's story

Lending Institution: Divino Niño was founded on November 10, 2008 by a group of women. The group is in its second loan cycle. The group is maD. up of 10 people, and its officers are: President Alejandra M. S.; Treasurer María del Carmen F. D. J.; and Secretary María C. A.. Within the group's membership are women who sell cosmetics, food, groceries, and clothing, as well as artisans. These are all activities that require quick access to capital. The group's meetings occur every Friday at 3:30 pm in Mrs. Alejandra M.'s home.

Mrs. Alejandra M. S. is the group's President, and has been for two loan cycles. She was born August 11, 1978 in Santa Cruz D. la Sierra. She sells clothing and takes care of her home. She is a very responsible and punctual woman, and as one of the group's leaders, makes sure everyone makes their loan payments on time.

Mrs. Maria C. A. is the group's secretary, and sells perfumes, carrying out the duties as director insiD. of Yanbal. She was born September 25, 1971 in the department of Chuquisaca. She has been at this for three years, works 8 hours a day 5 days a week, and her job consists mainly of taking care of customers. She is also the group's founder.

In this group: Florinda Edita*, Alejandra, Jasmil, Ruperto, Maria, Carmen Patricia, Ruben Luis, Maria Del Carmen, Carmen Isabel, Martha
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Shaun Haines

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