A loan of $2,550 helped a member to buy ingredients for tamales.

Luz 51 Group's story

Luz 51 is a solidarity group that's beginning its loan cycle. It's made up of ten very responsible women who have known each other for seven years.

Rosa, 56, is married and has five children, all of them married adults who work. She makes a living selling tamales on order.

The loan will help Rosa invest in ingredients to be able to fill more orders. She wants to get ahead with her business.

In this group: Brenda Dolores, Imelda Sarahi, Johana Yaresy, Maria De La Luz, Martha Pascuala, Mireya*, Nancy Veronica, Norma Irene, Rosa Maria, Veronica
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall

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