A loan of $1,600 helped a member to buy beverages and sweets.

Emprendedoras Del Milenio - El Tambo Group's story

Escolástica Florencia, 48, is married and has one minor child. She’s a member of the “Emprendedoras del Milenio-El Tambo” communal bank. She currently has a restaurant and snack bar inside a public school where she sells such things as candy, beverages, meals, cakes, etc. She asked for the loan to buy beverages like soft-drinks and candy to sell to students at the school giving herself the opportunity to improve her income from the business. She hopes in future that her son completes University. In the photo she’s the second person from the left wearing brown pants and white shirt and sweater.

In this group: Escolastica Florencia, Olga Vicenta, Jaki Elizabeth, Mercedes Sofia, Ines Judith, Teresa, Jenny Victoria, Tania

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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