A loan of $2,150 helped a member to buy ingredients like soup bones, yuca, pear squash, ayote (squash), quequisque (tuber), bitter orange, onion, sweet pepper, tomato, salt, culantro, tripe, etc.


Talula Group's story

This group is made up of four enterprising women. One of them is Soraya. She is 31 and married, with two minor children. She sells assorted soups in a local market. She started her business selling Nicaraguan tamales, natural soft drinks, and ice cream as a street vendor. Now she has a fixed place in the city market. She will invest the loan in purchasing ingredients like soup bones, yuca, pear squash, ayote (squash), quequisque (tuber), bitter orange, onion, sweet pepper, tomato, salt, culantro, tripe, etc. Maria has a small grocery store in her home. Jeysi sells pastries. María Luisa has a sewing and embroidery workshop in her house.

In this group: Soraya Margarita , Jeysi Del Socorro, Maria Felipa, Maria Luisa

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Caitlin Jones



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