A loan helped a member to invest in buying a varied selection of fruits to stock up her business.


Villa Esperanza Alalay Group's story

Vanesa is a 20-year-old lady who is single and has 2 children. She engages in selling fruit, an activity in which she has 1 year of experience. With the help of her mother, she was able open her business.

A typical day for the client is getting up very early every day to care for her children and do the housework, and then later to open her business and serve her customers. She met the other members of her group because they are neighbors from the same neighborhood.

With this first loan, she will invest in merchandise, buying a varied selection of fruits to stock up her business. Her goals and aspirations in regard to this loan is to enlarge her business and offer a large variety of fruits to her customers.

Her goals and aspirations in life is to get ahead, have her own house, and work together with her family.

Only the group's board of directors appear in the photo since a remote disbursement was made due to the pandemic.

In this group: Virginia , Vanesa, Richard , Eddy , Noelia, Martha , Mario , Neria , Sabina

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Bruggemann.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women through group lending.



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