A loan of $1,125 helped a member buy corn, onions, sweet peppers, rice, potatoes, soft drinks, and snacks.


Las Vecinas Group's story

The “Las Vecinas” (The Neighbors) group is comprised of three hard-working and dedicated women. Liliam S. Romero is one of them. She has been selling nacatamales, soft drinks, and snacks since 1972. Her goal is to one day be able to work with her own money.

Rosa V. is another member of the group, and she has a grocery store. The third member of the group is Maragarita Rodríquez, and she sells nacatamales.

In this group: Liliam Del Carmen, Lila , Rosa Argentina
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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