A loan of $3,425 helped a member to purchase merchandise and ingredients.

Yungueñitas Group's story

Irene C. is 48 years old and she has three children. One of her children is married, and she takes care of her grandchildren in the mornings. In the afternoons Irene sells samosas from a cart in San Francisco. She has been selling for 17 years and it is with this business that she has been able to support her children. She requires the loan to purchase flour, an ingredient she uses to prepare her samosas.

The other members fo the group also have their own businesses, including shoe sales, soft drinks, clothing, local shop manager, crocheting and catering,, and they all need a loan to purchase more merchandise and ingredients to keep their businesses running.

In this group: Veronica Angelica, Victoria, Irene, Celsa, Germanicia, Valentina, Tomasina, Juana Wilma, Elizabeth

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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