A loan of $1,125 helped a member to buy natural and chemical fertilizers and to pay for labor for the broccoli and cauliflower crops.

Nueva Esperanza Group's story

Placida, age 44, is married and has four children. She lives in the Azacualpa community in Intibucá. She has been growing potatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage for 20 years. She also buys and sells vegetables, and she sells all of these products at the municipal market.

She is requesting a loan for 5,000 lempiras in order to provide good maintenance and assistance to the crops and to have a good harvest. Her goal is to increase sales and her income in order to have a better quality of life.

She belongs to the “Nueva Esperanza” [New Hope] communal bank, which is comprised of six members. They live in the same community, and they are farmers.

In the photo Placida is to the left wearing a blue dress, then María Félix, María Adelayda, María Francisca, and María Paulina is to the right.

There are only five that are requesting a loan in this cycle. The group loan is for 21,000 lempiras.

In this group: Placida, Maria Francisca , Maria Adelayda, Maria Felix, Maria Paulina
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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