A loan of $850 helped a member to buy vegetables, meat, bones, tortillas, cabbage, rice, oil, etc.


Deymi Group's story

The communal bank group Deymi consists of 3 hardworking and determined women one of whom is Keny who started off by selling soup and vajo (a tradition Nicaraguan dish of meat, green plantains and yuca) at the weekends and subsequently with the loans started to sell fritangas (fried pork ribs served with rice and beans). With the loan, she will buy vegetables, meat, bones, tortillas, cabbage, rice, oil, etc.

The other members of the group are Araceli Carolina who has sold dry grains, fruit and vegetables for the last 7 years and Marina del Socorro who has been selling clothes and silver for the last year.

In this group: Keny, Araceli, Marina

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Maria Blyth



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