A loan of $525 helped a member to buy basic supplies such as plantains, oil, and bags.


Canastitos Group's story

Los Canastitos Group is made up of three hardworking and enterprising women. One of them is Rosa, who sells fried snacks such as plantains, yucca, enchiladas, potatoes, etc. She started this business forty years ago, and she will invest the loan in basic supplies such as plantains, oil, firewood, etc.

The other members are Maribel del Socorro, who makes bamboo baskets, and Kenia, who sells bread such as "bonetes," "picos," sandwich bread, etc.

In this group: Rosa, Maribel, Kenia

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall



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