Guard Barranco Group
Update on Guard Barranco GroupThis group is made up of three female entrepreneurs. One of the members is Sonia. She is 39 years old, married, and has two children ages 16 and 5. She works butchering pigs, and making pork products such as nacatamales, fried pork, and pork rinds. She has performed this work for the past five years, with her husband being her main helper.
She is seeking this loan to purchase hogs and to purchase raw materials to make nacatamales (Nicaraguan tamales) such as: leaves, string, wood, rice, potatoes, bell peppers, onions, tomatoes, etc.
One of the other members, Sandra, 43 years old, works selling new clothing in her home, and Ileana, 43 years old, works selling new and used clothing.
Previous Loan DetailsThis group consists of three enterprising members. One of them is Sonia who is 38 years old, in a relationship, and has two children. Her business since five years back is butchering pigs and selling pork derivative products such as nacatamales, deep fried snacks, and fried pork rind. She has... More from Guard Barranco Group's previous loan »
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