A loan of $1,225 helped a member to buy new clothing such as pants, dress shirts, t-shirts, shorts, dresses, etc. for men and women.

La Tormenta Group's story

This group was formed by five partners, each entrepreneurs with their own type of business. One of these is María, who is 33 years old and has a partner and five minor children. For the past 8 years, she has been selling fruit and clothing as a street vendor in Masaya. One of her oldest daughters helps her sell her wares. She wants to invest this loan in the purchase of clothing such as men's pants, women's pants, men's shirts, women's blouses, t-shirts, shorts, dresses, etc.

Mercedes is another member of the group; she is 26 years old and has a business selling food. María is 52 years old and sells tortillas and deep-fried snacks. María Elsa is 52 and has a mini bookstore. Luz is 30 years old and repairs cellular phones.

In this group: Maria De La Concepcion, Mercedes Halima, Maria Magdalena, Maria Elsa, Luz Marina

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kristen McNeill

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