A loan of $975 helped a member to buy grains like rice, as well as sugar, oil, beans, toilet paper, salt, firewood, beef, chicken, diapers, etc.


Pitahaya Group's story

This group is formed by three successful entrepreneurial partners. One of them is Antonia, a 48-year-old woman who is married with five children. Her business is a small grocery store she has had in her home for the last four years. Prior to that she was a housewife. She has been a client of the institution for four years. The loan will be invested in the purchase of grains like rice, sugar, oil, beans, toilet paper, salt, firewood, beef, chicken, diapers, etc.

María is 54 years old and her business is also a small grocery store. Maribel is 44 years old and her business is the sale of soft drinks, chicken, mortadella, and ice.

In this group: Maribel Del Carmen , Antonia Del Carmen, Maria Auxiliadora

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tricia Perry



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