A loan of $2,900 helped a member to invest in the purchase of soft drinks, candy and popsicles.

Las Palmeras Group's story

Adela is 48 years old and married. She has one son named Sergio in his first year in high school. Her husband is named Gerardo and is a taxi driver. She works in retail selling candy and popsicles and she says that it is going well. She has had the business for six months and she will invest in the purchase of candy and popsicles of various flavors. She hopes that it will go well since she wants her business to grow more and the loan will be very useful since she likes working and helping her family.

Adela belongs to the group Las Palmeras (The Palm Trees) which has 10 hard-working members, two men and eight women. They all are involved in commercial activities and their names are Rafael, Berta, Adela, Mirna, Maria, Karina, Abias, Adela, and Manuel. They all have commercial activities such as the sale of animals, bedspreads, quilts, candy, groceries, hammocks, soft drinks, and perfume.

In this group: Abias, Adela, Maria, Karina, Berta, Rafael, Mirna, Adela, Manuel

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Dan Fulwiler

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