A loan of $775 helped a member purchase of fruits and vegetables for sale.


Las Méndez Group's story

The M. group consists of four hardworking and entrepreneurial women; for several years, they have been in the business of selling fruits and vegetables, something that is in great demand in Nicaragua. The coordinator of the group is Jesenia del Carmen M., who started selling fruits and vegetables with her husband ten years ago. Her fellow group members are María del Socorro F. Muños, who has been a vendor in the Eastern market since 1995; Miriam M. J., who started selling fruits and vegetables in 1990; and Esmilda del Carmen Martínez, who also sells perishable goods in this bustling market.

In this group: Jessenia Del Carmen , María Del Socorro , Esmilda Del Carmen, Mariam Mendez
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Andrei Vazhnov



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