A loan of $2,350 helped a member to buy onions, potatoes, garlic, carrots, beets and lettuce.


El Faisán Group's story

The 'El Faisán' (Pheasant) group is made up of three hard-working, entrepreneurial women. One of them is Jessy who has been selling fruit and vegetables for nine years. She sells tomatoes, melons, passion fruit, bananas, carrots, oranges, squashes, celery, cucumbers, potatoes, onions, baby sweetcorn, etc. She will invest her loan in buying onions, potatoes, garlic, carrots, beets and lettuce.

The other members of the group are Lourdes del Socorro, who has been selling perishable goods for 15 years, and Rosa, who sells perishables even though she started out selling clothing.

In this group: Lourdes Del Socorro , Rosa Alvara , Jessy

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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