A loan of $4,700 helped a member to purchase supplies like flour, oil, sugar, and milk.


La Fe Group's story

Magali is 31-years-old and is married. She has 4 children, and those in school are Brenda, the oldest, who studies in the first year of middle school, Sandy, in elementary school, and Michael, in his third year of preschool. She has a 1 year, 7 month old baby. Her husband is named Hidael and is a bricklayer. She is a merchant selling empendadas with rice pudding, flour, and sweet potato. She has had her business for 4 years and has known how to move it forward. She sells her empanadas in several towns in order to sell more and to maintain profits. She will invest her loan in the purchase of ingredients used for empanadas such as flour, oil, sugar, milk, etc. Magali belongs the group "La Fe" [The Faith] which is composed of 14 members, 2 men and 12 women, who identify as hard workers and all of whom are working. They are mentioned as follows: Abel, Marcelina, Ma. del Refugio, Feliciana, Adelfa, Ángela, Teodora, María del Rocío, Ismael, Juana, Blanca, Silvestra, and Esther. They all have businesses, like the sale of groceries, soft drinks, fruits and vegetables, fish, food, household items, clay pots, etc.

In this group: Abel , Marcelina, Ma Del Refugio, Feliana, Adelfa *, Ángela , Teodora , Maria Del Rocio, Ismael*, Juana , Blanca Hemir , Silvestra , Esther , Magali
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kathleen Bennett


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