A loan of $1,650 helped a member to buy pigs.


Paraje Centro Group's story

Santos Elías P. has 8 children. She is a hard working person and has gotten ahead raising pigs. She is an enthusiastic person despite her meager schooling. Raising animals has allowed her to get ahead and help her husband meet household expenses. She sells her animals in the Momostenango municipality in Totonicapán. She needs to increase the number of animals she raises so she has decided to organize a group to request a loan to finance her economic activity thereby improving her own and her family’s living conditions as well as support the country’s economy. This group of women is from Paraje Centro, San Antonio Pasajoc village, Momostenango municipality, Totonicapán department.

In this group: Santos , Lilian , Francisca , Santos Luciana , Hermelinda
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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