A loan of $750 helped a member to buy raw materials to make tortillas and nacatamales including corn, pork, banana leaves, perishable items, achiote, sour oranges, mint, potatoes, rice, salt, firewood and rope, and for equipment including a table and a pot.

La Roca Group's story

This group is made up of three successful entrepreneurial women, one of whom is Gloria who is 37 years old, married and mother of four children aged 19, 17, 6 and 18 months. She has been making and selling tortillas and nacatamales for five years. She previously worked as a domestic employee. She has been a client of this institution for two consecutive years. Her oldest daughter helps her to make tortillas and nacatamles which she sells at her home. She is well known in her community for having quality products.

The loan will be invested in the purchase of corn, salt and firewood to make tortillas, the purchase of equipment including a table and a pot, and the purchase of raw material for nacatamales including pork, corn, perishable items, achiote, banana leaves, rope, sour oranges, mint, potatoes, rice, salt, etc. Her partners are Elba who is 27 years old and sells used clothing and Verónica who is 28 years old and sells corn on the cob.

In this group: Elba, Gloria, Veronica Del Socorro

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gina Cappuccitti

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