A loan of $1,850 helped a member to buy raw materials, such as lime, salt, banana leaves, firewood, and a quintal of corn.


La Confianza Group's story

This group is made up of five enterprising members. One of them is Mercedes, a 53-year-old single man. His business is selling tamales. He has been distributing them personally in the market for twenty years. He is requesting the loan in order to purchase a quintal of corn, firewood, banana leaves, lime, salt, etc. Concepción, a 46-year-old woman, has a business selling flowers and tamarind. Dora is 26 years old and has a grocery store. Esperanza is 51 years old and has a business buying and selling fruit. Margarita is 49 years old and her business is selling tamales.

In this group: Mercedes , Concepcion De Maria , Dora De Los Angeles , Esperanza De Los Angeles, Margarita
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eloise Minogue



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