A loan of $4,150 helped a member to buy fruit, vegetables, bread, meat, ham, eggs, chorizo, etc.

Las Algas Marina Group's story

Elideth, 33, is married and has three children currently attending school. Bulmaro is in high school, Isela is in 8th grade and Antonio is in 7th grade. Her husband's name is Bulmaro and he’s a farmer.

She has a food stand where she sells breakfasts and various dishes. She says she does very well in the business. She hopes with this help that business will grow more. She will use the loan to buy ingredients she uses to prepare the food and breakfasts like: fruit, vegetables, bread, meat, ham, eggs, chorizo, etc. Elideth is very grateful for the support provided and she trusts in God that everything will turn out well.

Elideth belongs to a group called “Algas Marinas” (Marine Algae) and this name was chosen because all the members live in a town that has a large, very beautiful rocky beach. The group consists of 9 hardworking women each with her own business which will be mentioned next: Verónica sells clothes, Edelmira sells food, María del Mar sells fast food snacks, María Félix sells food and clothes, Antonia sells groceries, Eva sells cheese and clothes, Georgina sells food and Cipriana sells food.

In this group: Veronica, Edelmira, Maria Del Mar, Ma Felix, Antonia, Eva, Georgina, Cipriana, Elideth

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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