A loan of $2,050 helped a member to buy sugar, meat, flour, eggs, jeans, t-shirts, blouses, jewellery, lingerie, fizzy drinks, vegetables, brooms, shampoo and hair dye.


Bonanza Group's story

This committee was formed through Mrs. Silvia G. who, on liking the programme, decided to invite her neighbours and friends from the Bonanza Settlement to work together and make progress. They are used to being organised so their group is successful. They work independently selling clothes, food, fruit, jewellery, as a hairdresser, etc. They receive a loan that is on average Gs. 433,000 each which they will invest in the purchase of sugar, meat, flour, eggs, jeans, t-shirts, skirts, blouses, jewellery, lingerie, fizzy drinks, vegetables, brooms, shampoo and hair dye.


1 Juliana G. – food seller


2 Marta P. – sells groceries


3 Laura M. – clothes seller


4 Ramona M. – clothes seller


5 Juana C. – sells groceries


6 Silvia G. – fruit seller


7 Vicenta B. – sells groceries


8 Julian M. – food seller


9 Ignacia R. – broom seller


10 Francisca B. – clothes seller


11 Liz López – sells chickens


12 Antolina G. – broom seller


13 Maria E. – clothes seller


14 Norma B. – clothes seller


15 Librada M. – clothes seller


16 Higinia M. – food seller


17 Marina S. – vegetable seller


18 Petronila G. – food seller


19 Sonia M. – lingerie seller


20 Liduvina G. – sells saws


21 Norma V. – clothes seller


22 Ada G. - hairdresser


23 Bella R. – jewellery seller


24 Griselda Fleitas – clothes seller

In this group: Juliana, Marta, Laura, Ramona, Juana, Silvia, Vicenta, Julian, Ignacia, Francisca, Liz, Antolina, Maria, Norma, Librada, Higinia, Marina, Petronila, Sonia, Liduvina, Norma, Ada, Bella , Griselda

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lara Francis



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