A loan of $2,600 helped a member to buy various cosmetics and wallets. She will also buy chicken, beef, cooking oil, bananas, rice, and sugar, etc. for her fried food business.


Yarha Group's story

This group is comprised of four members who are successful small businesswomen. One of them is Rosa Argentina. She sells various cosmetics and leather wallets. On the week-ends she sells fried food at her home. She started her business 15 years ago. Her husband gave her a little capital, which she invested. This is how she got on the way with her business. She currently has the business diversified and organized. She sells leather wallets, Avon cosmetics, and fried foods at her house on the week-ends.

She has worked with the institution for six years. She will use the loan to buy various cosmetics and wallets. She will also buy chicken, beef, cooking oil, bananas, rice, and sugar, etc. for her fried food business.

María Ligia is another member, and her business is selling food every day at her house. María Auxiliadora has had a mini-market at her house for several years, and Karla Patricia has also had a mini-market at her home for some years.

In this group: Rosa Argentina, Karla Patricia , Maria Ligia, Maria Auxiliadora

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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