A loan of $2,900 helped a member to buy corn, firewood, vegetables, meat, etc.

Barrio Nuevo Group's story

Margarita is 44 years old and married. Her husband, named Delfino, is a farmworker. They have two children that are in school. One is named Gustavo in sixth grade, the other is Cecilia who is in fifth grade.
Margarita is a businesswoman who sells prepared dinners and tortillas. She has been doing this job for the past four years. She will use this loan to buy corn, firewood and vegetables. This loan will help her provide a greater variety of goods to her customers. She hopes to build a small stove and little by little continue growing her business.
Margarita belongs to the group called "New Neighborhood". It has ten members that are women who are named Aurelia, Maria Elena, Brigida, Celina, Yadira, Nolberta, Elizabeth, Maricela and Patricia. They all are businesswomen. The activities they engage in include selling vegetables, fruit, prepared food, groceries, shoes from a catalogue, sweets, etc.

In this group: Aurelia , Margarita , Ma Elena , Brigida *, Celina , Yadira , Nolberta, Elizabeth , Maricela , Patricia
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Esther Levandoski

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