A loan of $650 helped a member to purchase crops of avocados.

Amor Y Paz Group's story

The "Amor y Paz" [love and peace] group is made up of four hard-working and enterprising women. Elisa is one of the members and for one year she has been selling fruits and vegetables in one of the biggest and most populous markets in Managua. She is married to Luis who is a salesman and together they have one son. She will invest the loan in avocado crops.

The other members are Martha, who has been selling milk and wood from her cart in the local market for 15 years, working with her husband. Rebeca sells fruits, peanuts and wood. She sells the packaged peanuts to local stores. Yesica sells tortillas, fruits and vegetables.

In this group: Elisa, Martha, Rebeca Isabel, Yessica

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alexandra J

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