A loan of $2,050 helped a member to buy lard.

Centro Santa Ana Group's story

Angelica Patricia is single. She is 23 years old and completed six years of high school. She makes a living buying and selling lard, having learned the business from her parents. She now has five years experience in this business and receives support from her family.

She is organising a group to apply for a loan that will be used to buy lard so that Angelica can meet the her customers's demand. In the future she would like to have a big stall at the local market. The other group members have businesses and raise animals.

One of the group members does not appear in the photo as she could not come to the meeting when the photo was taken.

In this group: Maria Cristina, Maria, Angelica Patricia, Aura Marilu, Paulina*, Angelina Paulina, Jairo Darvin
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Iain Gaw

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