A loan of $1,200 helped a member to buy clothes.


Nicaja Group's story

Mrs. María López Velásquez, 32, finished second graD.. She has three children, two of whom are in school. She sells clothes and her spouse is a merchant. María organized a group to be able to request loans to increase working capital. She started her business at the age of 22 and has 10 year experience in it. The members of the group are in various productive activities like clothing sales and raising animals. They dream with having large businesses to improve income and profits thus improving their living conditions.

In this group: Abelina, Juan , Maria, Felipa
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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