A loan of $1,500 helped a member to buy corn and beans.


Maria Auxiliadora Group's story

Mario, who sells basic grains, Alexander, a merchant who sells clothing and fruit, Lesbia, who for the past 15 years has been selling nacatamales (a traditional dish made of corn and pork) and fruit, make up the María Auxiliadora Communal Bank. Marío is a hardworking and enterprising man who has been selling basic grains for two years. He will invest his loan in corn and beans because that is what he sells most.

In this group: Alexander, Lesbia, Mario
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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