A loan of $2,250 helped a member to buy medicines for resale.

Nueva Esperanza Group's story

Esperanza is a 41 year-old married lady. She completed her elementary school education and has two children. Neither of her children are in school. Esperanza does housework and weaves garments by hand. She also sells medicine. She has six years' experience running a pharmacy which has been an important source of income for her. She started out with just a little capital. She has the support of her husband who works in the building traD..

Esperanza formed a group in order to request a loan to buy medicines for resale. The other members of her group work in different businesses including: raising animals, selling footwear, selling medicine, running a grocery store and selling vegetables. Esperanza hopes to improve her business and capitalize it further.

In this group: Rosa Maria, Francisca, Esperanza, Aracely, Rosa, Eva Nohemi, Josefa Carmen, Juliana, Modesta Gregoria, Olivia

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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