A loan helped a member to buy supplies.


06 Arrosales Group's story

Marina is married, has 7 children and she earns a living by selling home baked empanadas and bread.

She typically starts her day at 2 am by preparing empanadas and then taking her products to market in the city at 6 am. Marina then returns home to do the household chores and to prepare some things for the next day.

She started her business 12 years ago by selling her products to people working in the local rice fields. However, she had to start selling her products in the city in order to earn a better income.

Due to the pandemic, Marina had to sell her products from home as travel to the city was prohibited.

She will use the loan to expand her business and improve her income, which will help to support her family.

In this group: Anivar, Arnulfo, Marina, Teresa, Teofila, Alfredo, Maria Adelfa, Norma Gloria

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Andrew Thow.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women through group lending.



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