A loan of $2,325 helped a member to purchase staple grains such as rice, beans, cooking oil, beef, chicken meat, vegetables and perishables.


Mil Flores Group's story

The members of this group are micro-entrepreneurs, which is formed by three partners, Claudia is one of them. Her business is food preparation; she makes “Fritanga” [Nicaraguan typical food] and lunches to order for the last 5 years. She is married and has a grown son who helps her with the business. She will utilize the loan to invest in the purchase of staple grains such as rice and beans and also to purchase cooking oil, beef, chicken meat, vegetables, perishables, etc. The other two partners are Merali who works at home, also selling “fritanga” and Maria who sells handcrafts made of cement such as mushroom sculptures, dining room furniture, etc.

In this group: Claudia Del Carmen, Maria Petrona, Merali

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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