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Total loan: $6,525

09 De Febrero Group

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Oruro, Departamento Autónomo de Oruro, Bolivia / Food

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

A loan helped to buy a rotisserie.

09 De Febrero Group's story

Maria Elena had to start working at a very young age in order to study. She dreamed of having her own business. She started working in a seafood restaurant. After 3 years she managed to have a small stall where she sold the food that she prepared. However, she had to sell all of her things because of a family problem and give all the money to her parents.

As time passed, she again started selling food at fairs and markets. She currently has a small fried chicken business and requests for a loan to buy a rotisserie and thus be able to improve her income and give her family a better quality of life.

In the photograph, on the left with a black jacket is Marina, the secretary, In the middle with a purple vest is Maria Elena, treasurer and on the right with a mustard sweater is Elisa, the president of the communal bank.