A loan of $4,475 helped a member to buy peppers, onions, tomatoes, potatoes, garlic, lettuce, as well as bags for packing ice, and other items.


Las Emprendedoras Group's story

“Las Emprendedoras” (The Enterprising Ones) is a group that is in its 11th loan cycle with the Women Entrepreneurs Program. They strive and work together in order to promote friendship. They have taken a poverty elimination survey, which indicates that two of the members are below the poverty line. In other words, they have low income. However, they are aware that they only way to grow is through their work.

Sra. Rosa is the group treasurer. She sells vegetables and ice. Rosa says that she is requesting a loan for buying vegetables such as peppers, onions, tomatoes, potatoes, garlic, lettuce, as well as bags for packing ice, and other items. She is grateful to be part of this group, which helps her to keep growing.

In this group: Petronila, Rosa, Evangelista, Lourdes, Felipa, Angela, Maria, Mary, Nilda, Victoria, Mercedes, Perla, Mirna, Pablina, Marta, Victorina, Gladys*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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