A loan of $2,875 helped a member to buy sugar, rice, and oil for her grocery store.

Las Tres Marias Group's story

Meet the "Las Tres Marias" ("The Three Marias") group, composed of 6 persevering women. They are in their eighth loan cycle. Rebeca is one of the members of the group. She is single, 32 years old, and has two small children. She works in the grocery store she put in her house two years ago. Her greatest dream is to have a bigger store and give her children a profession. The group is thankful to the Kiva lenders for the loan provided. Rebeca is the last one on the left, dressed in a black polo shirt and black pants.

In this group: Angelica, Maria Magdalena, Giovanna Maribel, Rosa Maria, Silvia, Rebeca Beatriz
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Karen Monat

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