A loan of $4,450 helped a member purchase merchandise & supplies.

Caminando Al Futuro Group's story

Justina E. is the president of the Association “Caminado al Futuro” (Walking to the Future), which meets at the Villa Exaltación community center. She and her counterparts are involved in various activities in order to support their families. Victoria currently makes “salchipappas” (a form of fast food consisting of fried potatoes and sausages) and sells them from her neighborhood vending post. The other group members are involved in different activities:

- Ana and Betty sell undergarments.
- Magdalena sells shirts.
- Modesta, Victoria, and Elvira sell vegetables.
- Adrián provides public transportation services.
- Pedro sells belts and gloves as a traveling merchant at the city fairs.

The members of Association “Caminado al Futuro” indicate their loans will be used to strengthen their businesses by acquiring merchandise and supplies.

In this group: Justina, Elvira, Josefa, Modesta, Nicolasa, Adrian, Magdalena Maria, Feliza, Ana Marleny, Pedro, Betty, Juana, Carmela

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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