A loan of $975 helped a member to buy raw material such as rice, cheese, banana leaves, firewood, sugar, milk, etc.


Flamingo Group's story

This group is made up of three successful, enterprising members, all from the city of Las Flores, the home of Nicaraguan folklore. One of those is Elia, a woman aged 59, and married. For 25 years she has worked as a street vendor of various types of tamales. She will invest the loan in the purchase of raw material such as rice, cheese, banana leaves, firewood, sugar, milk, etc. Ana is 29 years old and works making handicrafts out of bamboo. Lidia is 52 years old and also works making handicrafts out of bamboo.

In this group: Lidia Veronica, Elia Maria, Ana Rosa
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alice Kilpatrick



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