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Total loan: $3,475

Gardenia Group

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Managua, MN, Nicaragua / Food

Gardenia Group's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped buy supplies for tortillas, soured milk, cuajadas and a pig stand.

Gardenia Group's story

Meet the community association "Gardenias" made up of ten clients, they have the second loan within six months, and their businesses are sales of tortillas, nacatamales, soured milk, pork cuts, baked goods and used clothes. The prominent client is 36-year-old Scarlett Patricia (sitting in front of the group). She studies nursing, is kind, intelligent and supportive.

Her husband is a cashier in a supermarket chain and they have 2 children. She dreams of continuing to work and finishing his degree. A new loan will allow her to strengthen his food stand and buy supplies for tortillas, soured milk, cuajadas and a pig stand.

Thanks to this undertaking, she has her own financial independence. She loves customer service because she knows her clientele and tailor prices to their needs. Her main challenge is the COVID-19 pandemic, last year sales fell and she saw several of her family and close friends get infected.

This 2021 she is determined to put all the energy into her business. She counts on your timely financing to progress!