A loan of $1,025 helped a member to buy chickens to raise.


Grupo Canton San Antonio Ixtacapa Group's story

Liria, 26, (second from right to left in a light blue blouse) is 26 years old, single and has a one-year-old son. They live in a community of Samayac.

Liria earns a living and provides for her family through her leather business which she has been in for ten years. She enjoys her work which she does from home but to improve her income she also sells chickens.

In an effort to improve her chicken business Liria is applying for a loan to buy a dozen chickens to raise at home since it is a relatively profitable business.

Her greatest desire is to improve her family's living conditions.

In this group: Liria Amada, Francisca Catarina, María Cristina, Blanca Elizabeth, Micaela

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess


This loan is special because:

It targets low-income borrowers who can't access typical microfinance loans.



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