A loan of $3,175 helped a member to buy goods for her grocery store.

Mi Banquito Group's story

A group made up of five enterprising micro-entrepreneurs who have had various loans with the organization. One of the members is Maria Luisa, who has a grocery store. She began her business selling Avon cosmetics and used clothing three years ago. She is a married woman with three minor children. She will invest her loan to buy goods such as rice, beans, sugar, oil, bath soap, laundry soap, sausage, oats, coffee, etc. She will also buy cosmetics such as perfume, creams for the body and hands, and other things. Vilma sells wholesale ice from her home, as well as tamales and ice cream treats. Rosa Emilia has a grocery store in her home. Engracia sells clothing and cosmetics from various markets in the capital. Maria Auxiliadora sells cosmetics, and has a small dressmaking shop that makes sheets, children's clothing, sleepwear and cushions, etc.

In this group: Maria Luisa, Maria Auxiliadora, Rosa Emilia, Engracia De La Concepcion, Vilma Esther

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lorna Gladman

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