A loan of $1,050 helped a member to buy fruit, sugar, buckets, bags, cups, etc.


Girasol Group's story

The 'Girasol' (Sunflower) group has three hard-working, determined and entrepreneurial members. One of them is 36 year-old Rosa Emelia who has owned a soft drinks business in San Judas market for 17 years. Gradually, through her hard work and loans, she has managed to grow her business.

Rosa will invest her loan in buying supplies for her business such as fruit, sugar, buckets, bags, cups, etc.

The other members of this group are 29 year-old Sugey and 50 year-old Eva Esther who both sell cosmetics and will use their loans to buy products that their customers have ordered.

In this group: Rosa, Sugey, Eva

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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