A loan of $2,275 helped a member to purchase potatoes, onions and spices, garlic and chili peppers for resale.

Virgen De Guadalupe Group's story

Maritza is a member of the Communal Bank "Virgen D. Guadalupe" which is maD. up of 9 members. Maritza is married and has three school age children. She currently has a general store where she sell basic need products. Her store is called "Keyli". Maritza used to work in a hospital as a nurse, she has completed the education for that profession, the distance to work and her small children have prevented her from continuing with that work. This situation gave rise to her starting her business in her home. She also sporadically provides services of injecting medications.

Maritza and her husband have acquired a car and wish to proviD. an advanced education for their children, for which she works hard every day. Maritza will invest her loan in the purchase of tubers such as potatoes, onions, cabbage and various spices, garlic, chili peppers for sale in her store.

The Communal Bank "Virgen D. Guadalupe" has participated in the loan program several times and punctually complies with the terms. All the members are happy with the support they get for their businesses.

In this group: Maritza Graciela, Eutemia Maura, Felicitas, Giannina Nataly, Eduardo, Ana Maria, Lizbeth Ana, Aniceta Lucia, Leonidas Margarita
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Laura Bobbit

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