A loan of $3,000 helped a member to stock her store with potatoes, crackers, soft drinks, sweets, and items for her stationery store.


Progresistas Group's story

Raquel is a member of the Progesistas group. She is a hard-working, 41-year-old women who has a common-law marriage. She has three children, all of whom are grown and married. Daniel, 27, works in a print shop; Victor, 24, works in a well-known soft drink company; and Wendy, the youngest at 20, works in a restaurant. In addition to being a homemaker, Raquel has a store where she sells groceries and stationery. She also buys copier parts. With the loan, she will stock her business with potatoes, crackers, soft drinks, sweets, and supplies for her stationery store. With her profits, Raquel wants to expand her house, have a good future, and not struggle with her expenses.

In this group: Angela Maria, Araceli, Maricela, Mirna , Raquel , Adriana*
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Caitlin Jones


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