A loan of $1,525 helped a member to buy products such as rice, beans, oil, laundry soap, bath soap, toilet paper, etc.


Las Pitaya Group's story

This is a group consisting of three entrepreneur members who are engaged to their activities. One of them is Mayra, who sells nacatamales [steamed meat and vegetable pasty, cooked in banana or maize leaves] and has a grocery store for six years. She started her business selling nacatamales and gradually invested the profits in products such as bread, coffee, rice, oil, and snacks in a small scale until turning it into a grocery store.

She will invest the loan in the purchase of grocery store products such as rice, beans, oil, laundry soap, bath soap, toilet paper, beef, chicken, etc. Martha sells clothes and cosmetics and Martin has a grocery store in his home.

In this group: Martin, Mayra Del Socorro , Martha Nubia
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Elisabet Falgueras



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