A loan of $2,100 helped a member to buy different traditional sweets to sell them to her customers.


El Tule Sur Group's story

Banco El Tule Sur is composed of 8 members, all resourceful women each engaging in a different activity; they have formed this group because they know each other and they come from the same community on top of being all responsible people. María Magdalena sells traditional sweets, greatly requested by her customers. María Magdalena is requesting a loan to invest it in her activity by buying different sweets such as “cajetas” (a sweet gelatin), “leche burras” (toffees made from milk), “bollo de coco” (corn wrap with coconut, sugar and anise, “bollo dulce” (corn wrap with anise) and caramels made with milk, in order to offer sweets in different flavors to her customers.

In this group: Martha Adilia , Nidia Del Carmen, Maria Magdalena, Yesenia Zuyen, Hilda Maria, Olga Lidia , Berta Azucena, Baltasarina Ramona
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa



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