A loan of $1,425 helped a member to buy corn, pork, basic grains, meat and clothes.


Damasco Group's story

The Damasco Group is made up of hard-working and enterprising women, one of whom is 40-year-old Ivania who has been selling Nicaraguan tamales and perfume for six years. Her goal is to expand her business with more customers and to make her business self sufficient. The other group members are Claudia, who sells clothes and natural remedies, Silvia, who sells pisque tamales and clothes, and Emerita, who sells clothes and sandals.

In this group: Ivania, Claudia, Emerita, Silvia
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alyson Trowbridge



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