A loan of $3,400 helped a member stock supplies for food business.


Gloria Group's story

This group chose the name Gloria for a kind of flower that is common to the region. Sra. Ofelia Ortiz Cabanas, 52, is a member of the group. She has 6 children, 2 girls and 4 boys and lives in Mexico. She will use this loan to support her barbecue business. She has a lot of customers and they say that her barbecue is especially good. Sra. Ofelia says that she can't always handle the demand for her barbecue and that she needs to buy more supplies to keep up. She hopes that her earnings from the business will provide her with a stable future. Sra. Ofelia is pleased that she can contribute to the family's income. She is also grateful to lenders for giving her a chance to build a better future.

In this group: Leticia Sara, Eva Maria, Nicolasa, Carmen, Julia, Maria Leticia, Rosa Maria, Ofelia*, Ofelia
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jere Wiseman



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