A loan of $1,175 helped a member purchase ingredients for making popsicles & gelatins.


Chorro Para Arriba Group's story

The group “Chorro para Arriba” (Stream Upward) consists of three hardworking women. One of them is Sra. Alejandra Cristiana García who has been making popsicles and gelatins for four years. She and her three children distribute her products to different areas in Masaya. Alejandra will use her loan to buy all the necessary components she uses every day to make her products such as gelatin, acid, flavoring, and sugar.


Her fellow group members are Miriam del Socorro R. (age 52) who sells coffee, bread, and candy in the free trade zone; Juana Z. who has been making tortillas for 17 years; and Sonia G. Bario who sells food, refreshments, sodas, and ice cream.

In this group: Miriam Del Socorro, Alejandra Cristina, Sonia , Juana Del Socorro

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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