A loan of $1,125 helped a member to buy products for her bookstore, such as notebooks, pencils, pens, card stock, crepe paper, etc.


Restauracion Group's story

This group is made up of three enterprising members, one of whom is Marvell, 34. She is in a common-law marriage with two children, ages 8 and 13. For six years, she has had a business selling nacatamales, a typical Nicaraguan dish made of filled corn dough wrapped in plantain leaves. She sells her products in her community. She has applied for a loan to invest in a bookstore where she will sell school supplies such as notebooks, pencils, pens, card stock, crepe paper, etc.

Fátima, 33, has a business selling tortillas. Kelin, 21, makes a living selling nacatamales.

In this group: Kelin Vanessa, Marvell Veronica, Fatima Lorena

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Volz



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