A loan of $3,475 helped a member to buy sweet treats, Sabritas, soft drinks, juices, sweet potatoes, etc.


El Pinito Group's story

Santa Catalina is 33 years old. She is married and has two children who are in school. Cesar Iván is in his first year of high school and Yareli is in his first year of secondary education. Her husband is a police officer.

Santa Catalina sells sweet potatoes and sweet treats outside her home. She will invest her loan in buying sweet treats, juice, Sabritas, soft drinks and sweet potatoes. She hopes that her loan will work out as she says that her business is doing very well and she would like to expand it a little.

Santa Catalina is a member of 'El Pinito' group which is made up of 11 people (9 women and 2 men) who are all committed to their work. The other members are Juana, Prisciliana, Tobía, Julgencia, Irma, Rogaciana, Margarito, Bernardita, Irenia and Epifanía. They all work in sales activities including selling sweet treats, clothes, tamales, bread, sweet potatoes, groceries, soft drinks, etc.

In this group: Juana , Prisciliana , Tobia *, Julgencia , Irma, Rogaciana, Santa Catalina , Margarito, Bernardita, Irenia , Epifania
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard


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