A loan of $1,550 helped a member to buy candies and fix her stall.

Mujeres Triunfadoras Group's story

The “Mujeres Triunfadoras” [Triumphant Women] group, composed of nine members, all of them with different lines of work. Leocadia, 51, is married and is one of the members. She has been selling candies for twenty-seven years as a street vendor, Monday to Sunday. She used the loan to buy more candies and fix her portable stall. The group wants to thank Kiva lenders for the loan.

Leocadia is first from the right, wearing a yellow t-shirt and a blue skirt.

In this group: Josefina Maria, Juan Augusto, Leocadia Julia, Soledad Marilu, Cesar, Ana, Erika Juliana, Julian, Dora Graciela

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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