A loan of $1,850 helped a member to purchase and sell costume jewelry.


Emanuel Tonala Group's story

Maria Luz is 30 years old, divorced, and completed secondary school. She has one son who is in school. She works selling costume jewelry. She started this business with the support of her parents because she needed to generate income for herself and her son. She now has five years of experience. She counts on the support of her parents.

She organized a group and requested a loan to purchase and stock her merchandise for sale. She hopes in the future to make her business more well-known and established. It will be stocked every day and earn more profits. The other group members work as merchants.

In this group: Maria Luz , Celia Catalina , Graciela Alejandra , Ovando Raudy , Heidi Noemi

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eileen Lloyd



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