A loan of $1,375 helped a member to buy rice, beans, sugar, oil, chicken, beef, tomato sauce, cheese, cream, bags of milk, cosmetics, school supplies, different sodas, a variety of clothing, sardines, spices, vegetables, cotton, and other items.


El Paraiso Group's story

This group consists of three members who are successful entrepreneurs. One of them is Benicia, a 61-year-old woman who is married and has two grown children. Her business is a store that she has managed from her home for more than 10 years. Benicia’s business is well-known in the community for the products she sells. Her loan will be invested in the purchase of basic grains, such as rice, as well as beans, sugar, oil, chicken, beef, tomato sauce, cheese, cream, bags of milk, cosmetics, school supplies, different sodas, a variety of clothing, sardines, spices, vegetables, cotton, and other items.


Orlando is 55 years old and has business of selling fried foods from his home. Martha is 58 years old and has a business of selling bookstore items.

In this group: Martha Lorena, Orlando Enrique, Benicia Victoria

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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