A loan of $2,725 helped a member to buy more stock of fruit and vegetables such as oranges, potatoes, garlic, and tomato.


Laura Vicuña Group's story

The group is made up of four successful micro-entrepeneurs. One of them, Apolonea, is a 45-year-old widow. Her business for the last 20 years has been the sale of fruit and vegetables. She sells her produce in the market and she has been a client in the institution for 7 years. She is asking for the loan to buy more stock of fruit and vegetables, such as oranges, potatoes, garlic, tomatoes, etc. The other members of the group are Jenny, 34, who works selling fruit and vegetables; Jazmina, 26, whose business is a furniture store; and Josefa, 58, whose business is the sale of fruit and vegetables.

In this group: Josefa Del Socorro, Apolonea De Los Santos, Jenny Del Carmen , Jazmina Del Socorro

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Matthew Walker



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