A loan of $3,900 helped a member to buy ingredients to prepare food.


Mujeres De Fe Group's story

Silvia Lorena, 36, is married. She completed three years of secondary school. She has six children, three of whom are studying. She works selling food and tortillas. She started this business with a little money, and now she has eight years of experience. She also has the support of her husband, who is a businessman. She organized a group and applied for a loan that she will use to buy ingredients to make food and tortillas to sell. In the near future, she wants to have a restaurant. The other group members have businesses such as selling clothes, cosmetics, and food and tortillas. Three of the members are not in the photograph because they could not be there when the photo was taken.

In this group: Yolanda Beatriz , Gladis Marisol , Tereza De Jesus , Reyna Raymunda , Aura Estela , Yaquelin Sarahi , Telmina , Bernarda , Silvia Lorena , Mayra Elizabeth *, Estela Yuliana*
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Caitlin Jones



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