A loan of $1,075 helped a member to buy basic grains.

El 13 Group's story

The “El 13” (The 13) group is formed by three hardworking, enterprising people. One of them is Andrea, 56, who is a widow and has five adult children.

She has a ‘fritanga,’ a popular food stand selling fried fast-food. She started the business ten years ago and currently employs a young woman to help her. She will use the loan to buy basic grains to continue forward.

The other group members are Silvia who sells sandals, slippers and Avon products and Marisol who sells cosmetics.

In this group: Andrea, Silvia, Marisol

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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