A loan of $3,100 helped a member purchase wholesale oil, firewood, corn, plantains, etc.

Las Palomitas Group's story

The Las Palomitas (The Little Doves) group has five hard-working and enterprising members. The group’s coordinator is 41 year old Maritza. She has had a fried food business for 17 years. She started it with some savings and little by little, it has expanded. She will invest the loan in the purchase of wholesale oil, firewood, corn and plantains. She has three children who are 24, 22 and eight years old.
The other members include 35 year old Ana who sells dairy products. Member Marjorie has had a fried food store for four years. Member Olfa sells enchiladas and plantains and Member Francisco has a grocery store.

In this group: Maritza Del Carmen, Orfa Vanesa, Ana Veronica, Marjorie, Francisco

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lauren Jackson

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