A loan of $575 helped a member to buy fruit such as banana, orange, melon, papaya, and firewood.

Las Sirenitas Group's story

The group is comprised of three members, one of whom is Agustina who is 45, married and has seven children, two of whom are in her care, ages 16 and 14. For four years she has been earning a living selling a variety of fruit. For eight years she has been a client of the institution; and she plans to use the loan to buy fruit such as banana, orange, melon and papaya, and firewood.

The other two members are Bismak, 40, who sells clothing in the duty free zone and Ana, 36, who works as a street vendor selling fruit.

In this group: Agustina , Bismak, Ana Ernestina
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess

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