A loan of $700 helped a member to invest in the purchase of staple items such as rice, beans, sugar, oil, beef, chicken, chiltomas [sweet peppers], onions, tomatoes, cabbage, vinegar, bananas, disposable plates and spoons, etc.


Dulce Sonrisa Group's story

This group consists of three entrepreneurial members. One is Sonia, 56 years old and married with two children. She has run a business selling food in a free trade zone in Masaya Department for four straight years. Sonia has been with the institution for over a year. She will use the loan to purchase staple items such as rice, beans, sugar, oil, beef, chicken, chiltomas, onions, tomatoes, cabbage, vinegar, bananas, disposable plates and spoons, etc. Alejandra is 49 and runs a business selling chicken. Miriam is 56 and runs a business selling candy, coffee by the cup, etc.

In this group: Sonia , Alejandra Cristina, Miriam Del Rosario
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Stephen Volante



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