A loan of $3,725 helped a member to buy more fish.


Las Marias Group's story

Cristina is 33 years old. She is married and has five children, who are in school. Creidily is in primary school, Jona Antonia is in the fourth grade of primary school, Jemi is in 3rd grade, Maritza is in secondary school, and the youngest is in preschool. Her husband, Tomás, is a farmer. Cristina is a merchant. She sells fish, and she has already had this business for 3 years. She goes to the neighboring towns to sell, and she will invest her loan in the purchase of more fish. She expects that the loan will help her, since her business is a source of income and it is very useful to her. She hopes to make her business grow. Cristina belongs to the Las Marias group, which consists of 13 people, one man and 12 women -- Teresa, Isabel, Elisandra, Rosa Dalia, Yadira, Paula, Alberta, Leonardo, Marison, Antonia, Tesenia, and Carmela. All have business activities such as cosmetics, perfumes, soft drinks, household items, corn, fruits, vegetable, etc.

In this group: Teresa, Isabel, Elisandra, Rosa Dalia , Yadira , Paula , Alberta , Leornado , Marisol , Cristina , Antonia , Yesenia, Carmela
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry


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