A loan of $1,025 helped a member to invest in buying milk, cuajada, cream, cheese, plantains, etc.


Tismayan Group's story

This group comprises three entrepreneurial members. One of them is 52-year-old Nimia who lives with her partner and has two adult children. Her business is selling milk, 'cuajada' (soft white cheese), cream, squash and plantains both from home and as an itinerant vendor in the streets of Masaya. Nimia has been in this business for 30 years. She is very well known in her town and community. She will invest her loan in buying milk, cuajada, cream, cheese, plantains, etc.

Reyna is another member of this group. She is 32 years old and her business is selling new clothing. Leyda is 35 years old and her business is also selling new clothing.

In this group: Nimia Yolanda, Leyda Del Rosario, Reyna Isabel

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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