A loan of $1,050 helped a member to buy basic grains and other products to increase her business.

Jocotal Group's story

This group is made up of three hard-working and entrepreneurial people. One of them is María Lucrecia who owns a grocery store. She started her business 17 years ago, selling vegetables such as sweet potatoes, 'ayote', 'pipian' (types of squash) and 'chayote' (vegetable pears). She is married and has four adult children.

María's goal is to make progress and improve her business, something she has gradually managed with her previous loans, using the profits to fix up her shelving and display cabinets. The other members of this group are 35-year-old Neli Susana, who sells cosmetics and perfumes, and 25-year-old Lila, who has been selling clothes for three years.

In this group: Neli Susana, Lila, María Lucrecia

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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