A loan of $475 helped a member working capital.


G. S. La Nueva Vida En Cristo Group's story

Ms. María R. Hernández is a 48-year-old married mother with three children, two of whom are grown, and one daughter is 13. Ms. R. sells fruits and vegetables at the wholesale market for a living. She started this business 9 years ago because of the high unemployment rate in the country at that time. Furthermore, she needed to have a steady income. She learned this trade from her mother. She is requesting this loan with the goal of investing it in her business so that she can get ahead. Another member of the group is Mr. José Santiago, age 51, whose wife is a homemaker and helps him prepare the merchandise. He also sells fruits and vegetables at his small stand in the market. The last group member is Mr. José Luis, who is married and has a 5-year-old daughter. His wife sells fruits, and he helps her out. He sells fruits and vegetables at the market. He has been in business for 5 years. He launched the business because he needed to support his daughter. He later realized how lucrative it was and decided to establish himself in a business space. They have all decided to improve their businesses via these loans.

In this group: Maria Catalina , Jose Luis , Jose Santiago

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Elizabeth Casian



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