A loan of $500 helped a member to purchase used clothing to sell, such as men's pants, shirts and T-shirts, and women's pants, blouses, and skirts, and children's clothes, etc.


La Estrella Y El Lucero Group's story

This group is composed of 3 members, one of whom is Mariela, a 23-year-old married woman with a minor child. Her business is selling used clothing on the streets in different sections of Masaya and also in nearby rural communities. She has been in this business for 2 ½ years. Previously, she was a housewife.

The loan will be invested in purchasing used clothing, including men's pants and T-shirts, women's pants, blouses, and skirts, and children's clothes, etc.

The other 2 members are Tania, 27 years old, who sells soups on weekends, and Ericka, 25-years-old, who sells new and used clothing.

In this group: Mariela Del Socorro, Tania Maria , Ericka Macier

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD



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