A loan of $3,300 helped a member to buy supplies for food preparation, medicinal herbs, and gifts and cosmetics for sale.

10 De Febrero Group's story

This group is very prompt in their payments. It was formed by ladies that live in the same neighborhood that have known each other for many years. Their group is called "the 10th of FEBRUARY". They are in their 6th loan cycle with the Bank of Undertaking. The group is organized in the following way: The president is the associate Lidia C. A., who directs the group. She has 5 children. She works selling refreshments and Sundays she sells chicharron (fried pork rind). She uses the loan to buy sugar and other supplies for her sales. Her husband is a bricklayer. The treasurer is the associate Julia B. D. A. who is one of the founders of the group. She is very responsible with the management of money. She has a cottage where she sells all kinds of medicinal herbs (chifleria). The loan is to grow her merchandise. And as the secretary of the group, the associate Maxima M. C. is dedicated to the sale of gifts and cosmetics. She has 6 children, but she only provides support for 3 of the children. She is a single woman.

In this group: Maxima, Eleuteria, Julia, Nazaria , Benigna, Ricarda*, Apolinaria, Lidia, Adela , Ximena , Teodora
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer B Brown

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