A loan of $2,900 helped a member to buy basic staples for her store.


Ixlacuitzence No. 1 Group's story

Rosa, 30, is single. She completed primary school. She has a store where she sells basic staples. She started this business with a mini-store and to date has five years’ experience. She has her entire family’s support. She decided to organize a group in order to request a loan she’ll use to expand the business buying such merchandise as sugar, noodles, basic grains, snacks, soft-drinks, canned goods, etc. She hopes in future to own a grocery store. The other group members are merchants. Thirteen members of the group appear in the photo but only ten of them were granted the loan.

In this group: Rosa , Lucia , Olga Veronica , Juana , Andrea , Cayetana , Maria , Josefa Otilia , Juana , Angelina
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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