A loan of $5,550 helped a member to buy fruit and vegetables such as apples, onions, chiles, jitomate, lettuce, and oranges.


Dalia Group's story

Valentina is 49 years old and lives with her partner Carmelo and son who is a student at a school for adults. Carmelo is an agricultural worker.

Valentina earns a living by selling fruit and vegetables such as apples, onions, chiles, jitomate, lettuce, and oranges. She says she would like her business to grow a little more. She and her family want to see her business do well as she is working hard to make this happen.

She belongs to the Dahlia group which has eleven members. All are hardworking women. Their names are Humberta, Areli, Abida, Faustina, Sandra, Liobarda, Irene, Lourdes, Eladia, Gerarda, and lastly Valentina herself. They run businesses such as selling fruit, vegetables, cheese, groceries, food, chickens, and plastic goods.

In this group: Humberta , Areli, Abida, Faustina, Sandra, Liobarda, Irene, Lourdes, Eladia , Gerarda, Valentina
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jane A


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