A loan of $475 helped a member working capital.


G.s. El Esfuerzo Group's story

Lisett Del Carmen is 28 years old, married, and has two children aged 4 and 6. Her business is selling basic grains and other items in general since she has a small grocery store located in her home. She started this business 5 years ago through her own hard work and that of her husband, as she was looking for a way of becoming self employed and helping her husband with their household expenses.

The other member of this group is Mercedes Nohemí who is 21 years old, married, and has a 5 year-old son. Her husband is a construction worker. Mercedes Nohemí also has a small grocery store in her home. She would like to invest in her business in order to make more profit. The women are requesting this loan to invest in their businesses, buying various products, so that they can diversify their sales.

In this group: Lisett Del Carmen, Mercedes Nohemi
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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