A loan of $3,300 helped a member to purchase staple goods.

Tacajalve Group's story

Santos Maria is married and she is forty years of age. She has five children, and two of them are in school. She has a store that sells staple goods. She started her business selling chewing gum at a small school, and so far has six years of business experience. She also has the support of her husband, who is a retailer.

She has organized a group in order to be able to request a loan, which she will use to buy products to stock her store, such as: sugar, noodles, rice, eggs, oil, cold cuts, etc. She would like to have a grocery store in the future.

The other members of this group work in sales and raising animals.

In this group: Santos Maria, Florinda Micaela, Francisca Santos, Thelma Rosario, Sebastiana

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mariana Sanchis

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