A loan of $5,175 helped a member to pay her workers who harvest cardamom.

La Ceiba Us Group's story

Sra. Raymunda is a 35-year-old single mother who finished her primary school education. She has five children, all of whom are studying. Raymunda is a farmer who specifically grows cardamom. She started this business after her parents taught her this trade and now she has 10 years of experience as well as the support of her family.

Raymunda organized a group so that she could request a loan. The money will be used to pay her workers who harvest the cardamom. In the future, she wants to have more capital so that she can expand her cardamom crop and generate better earnings.

The other group members also grow cardamom. There are 21 people who appear in the photograph, but only 19 of them are participating in the loan.

In this group: Raymunda, Carmelina, Virginia, Marcial, Juliana, Camila, Anastacia, Ilda, Obdulio, Teresa Jesus, Santos, Santos Monica, Miriam Elizabeth, Vicenta, Petronila, Isabel, Ana Cristina, Modesta, Yovani

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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