A loan of $2,525 helped a member buy groceries for her store.

Villa Hermosa Uno Group's story

Ricarda Petronilla is a 54 year old, married woman. She studied until grade 3, she has 2 children, neither goes to school. She works selling everyday groceries in a store. She started this business with a little bit of capital that she borrowed and now has 12 years of experience. She counts on the help of her husband who is a construction worker.

She organized a group to solicit a loan that she will use to buy more products for her store, as she hopes her business expands and makes more money. The other members of the group work as salesclerks in general, in spare parts, growing vegetables and animal husbandry.

In this group: Ricarda Petronila, Jovita Isaias, Camila Elena, Lilia Elizabeth, Carmelina, Brenda Jovita , Yanira Rosbelinda, Zoila Marlene, Angelica Judith, Ana Beatriz

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Beatriz Yuste

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