A loan of $5,675 helped a member to buy meat, eggs, cheese, flour, salt, ham, vegetables and condiments.

Mburucuya Group's story

This group was formed in the city of Este, they are in their 17th cycle. They have worked together since the first cycle and thanks to the effort and interest shown they are doing very well. They are hardworking and entrepreneurial women, that with their work are overcoming poverty.

Castorina is one of them, in her survey about overcoming poverty, she scored poverty level two, with a medium level of income. She sells food outside of her house. She has good clientele who she sells to and takes orders from as well, through this she is able to help her family get ahead. She dreams with having a good stand and continue to satisfy her customers with the delicious food she makes.

She requests this loan to invest it in buying meat, eggs, cheese, flour, salt, ham, vegetables and condiments, to use them to prepare food for sale. She is thankful for the opportunity that her and her group-mates are getting.

In this group: Aida, Mirian, Carmen, Odulina, Fanny, Maria, Susana, Blanca, Laura, Susana, Adrid, Ermelinda, Antonia, Castorina, Marina*
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt

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