A loan of $1,350 helped a member to buy frying pans and harvested tamarind.


Hojalatería Group's story

The group is made up of three enterprising members, one of whom is Ruth. She's a 39-year-old single woman who has been selling different styles and sizes of frying pans to bakeries and pastry shops in her town for ten years. During this season she also sells harvested tamarind. She'll invest the loan in different types of pans and in harvested tamarind for the Holy Week season. María del Carmen also sells frying pans and Eugenia buys and sells harvested tamarind.

In this group: María Del Carmen, Eugenia, Ruth Veronica
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall



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