A loan of $1,050 helped a member to buy merchandise in clothing and basic necessities.

Las Mañanitas Group's story

Las Mañanitas Group is made up of three hardworking and entrepreneurial people, one of whom is María Elena, 41, who has worked selling clothing for more than five years. On the weekend she has a "fritanga," a popular restaurant that makes fried food. She is married and has three children, but only the youngest lives with her.

With the loans she has increased her business and profits, with which she has been able to renovate her house, such making an addition.

The other members are Ángela, who sells a little each of tortillas, beans, and enchiladas, and Soraya, 23, who has worked selling shoes and sandals for three years.

In this group: María Elena , Angela Esther, Soraya

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall

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