A loan of $3,075 helped a member to purchase ingredients to bake cakes.


Las Salcajeñas Group's story

Mery Beatriz is married, 42 years old, and she has a primary school education. She has 4 children, all of whom are in school. She has a pastry shop where she makes cakes. She started out selling breads in the neighborhood market where she lives. She now has 10 years' experience in the business and it has generated an income for her to support her family. She hopes to have an even larger pastry shop. She has her husband's support and he is a merchant. She brought a group together to request a loan. It will help her to purchase ingredients to bake cakes and to repair her oven. The other members of the group sell clothing, raise livestock, knit, make tortillas, and sell prepared foods.

In this group: Dorca Noemi , Gladiz Elizabet , Evelinda Azucel , Maria Alejandra , Daily Duvilia , Autencia Esperanza*, Francisca , Mery Beatriz , Modesta , Santos , Reina Consuelo
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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