A loan of $575 helped a member to invest in the purchase of raw materials for nacatamales like a quintal of maize, leaves, twine, and pork.


Los Garci Group's story

The group is made up of three enterprising partners. One of these is Mayra, a 29 year old woman in a committed relationship with two children aged 8 and 3. Her business of three years is clothing, food, and nacatamales [a special kind of tamale] sales. She has been a client of this institution for ten years. She will invest this loan in the purchase of raw materials for nacatamales like a quintal [~100 pounds] of maize, leaves, twine, and pork. Juan is a 34-year-old man whose business is artisan baskets, and Manuel is a 50-year-old man whose business is a grocery.

In this group: Mayra, Juan, Manuel Enriques
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alan Carter



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