A loan of $4,650 helped a member to purchase sugar, herbs, flour, baked goods, beverages, and other products.


San Paulo Group's story

The person who started this existing committee is Sra. Lilian Josefina C.. She invited her friends and organized them to form a group as part of the Committee of Women Entrepreneurs Program.


Sra. Estelvina G. C. has a food pantry where she sells groceries and ice cream. Her partner for the past twelve years is Sr. Dionisio Benitez, who works in masonry. They have six school age children, two in high school and four in elementary school.


Sra. Estelvina has taken this loan to buy merchandise to restock her food pantry such as sugar, herbs, flour, baked goods, beverages, and other products. She dreams of expanding her business and providing the best for her children in terms of shelter, education, and health.

In this group: Lilian Josefina, Hiliria Beatriz, Cristina, Maria Rumilda, Basilicia, Brigida, Eusebia Concepcion, Silvina, Estevilna, Magdalena, Isabel, Adolfina, Nancy Gabriela, Demesia, Liz Gabriela*, Inesia*, Gloria Mabel*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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