A loan of $1,150 helped a member to purchase materials like aluminum, clothing, and tamarind.


Hojalatería Group's story

The Metalworkers Group is made up of three small business owners who are active and entrepreneurial with their businesses, like Ms. Ruth, age 37. She makes skillets and pans of all sizes and types and also sells men's, women's and children's clothing. She also buys and sells crops of tamarind. She is married with two children, who along with her husband help her run the business. She also has workers, which provides employment to heads of households. She will use this loan to purchase materials like aluminum, clothing, and tamarind. María and Carmen also make skillets and pans, while Eugenia Yamileth buys and sells tamarind.

In this group: Ruth Fonseca , María Del Carmen, Eugenia

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jacob Bintliff



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