A loan of $4,775 helped a member to purchase grocery products to stock her store, such as oils, bath soap, other soaps, sugar, juices, and soft drinks, among other items.


Dalia Group's story

Areli is a very hard-working young woman who is 30 years old. She is happily married to Señor Alfonso, who works in the fields. They have two children, one who is called Alfonso like his father. He is 8 years old and is in the 3rd grade of primary school. Alondra is now in the second grade of primary school. She is 7 years old. Areli is a shopkeeper. She has a business selling grocery products in a stall in the market in the center of her community. Areli has had good sales, and this means that she has good earnings. She wants to move forward with her business to be able to continue to provide for her family. She says that her greatest goal is to be able to see her children to become great professionals. With her work, her effort, and the great support that her husband gives her, they see their future as better. With her loan, she wants to buy more merchandise in order to have her business better stocked. Areli is a member of the Dalia (dahlia) group, which consists of 10 working women who are listed below along their businesses: Valentina sells fish; Areli sells grocery products; Liobarda sells fruits and vegetables; Humberta sells food; Eladia sells grocery products; Gerarda sells fruits and vegetables; Humbertina sells fish; Abida sells fruits and vegetables; Sandra sells cheeses; and Faustina sells chickens.

In this group: Humberta , Areli, Abida, Faustina, Sandra, Liobarda, Eladia , Gerarda, Valentina , Humbertina
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry


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