A loan of $2,175 helped a member to buy gold earrings, bracelets, graduation rings and pins, and general merchandise.

Doña Paula Group's story

This group is comprised of four entrepreneurs, one of whom is Paula who is 40, married and has four children, ages 3, 8, 13 and 20. Her business consists of selling items such as gold, clothing and shoes; and on weekends she sells soups and fried food out of her home. Her older children help with the business. She will use the loan to buy gold, such as graduation rings, bracelents, chains and pins, as well as general merchandise such as shoes, different clothing, etc.

Iris sells Avon cosmetics, Carolina sells soups on weekends out of her home and Sonia sells Avon cosmetics.

In this group: Iris Del Carmen, Paula De Fatima, Carolina Del Rosario, Sonia Del Socorro

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess

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