A loan of $1,550 helped a member to buy 100 lbs. of rice, beans, sugar, a case of detergent, bath soap, disposable diapers, cigarettes, yogurt, etc.


Los Meneses Group's story

This group is comprised of three successful members, one of whom is Migdalia, 45, who is married and has two children, ages 19 and 14. For eight years she has been running a grocery store in her community. She is requesting a loan to buy 100 lbs. of rice, beans, sugar, a case of detergent, bath soap, disposable diaspers, cigarettes, yogurts, etc.

The other members are Ileana, 40, who raises and sells pigs, cooked beans and ice, and Julia, 52, who has a tortilla, soft drinks and ice cream business.

In this group: Julia Del Socorro , Migdalia Del Carmen, Ileana Del Rosario

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess



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