A loan of $4,400 helped a member to buy rice, sugar, oil, noodles and milk.


Paz Y Progreso Group's story

This group, ”Paz y Progreso” [Peace and Progress], is composed of twelve women trying to improve every day. Mery, 29, is separated and has a dependent child. She recently opened a restaurant together with her mother. She feels happy knowing that thanks to her hard work, she will be able to give her son a better quality of life. He is her motivation in life. She would like to open another restaurant in the future. This time she is requesting a loan to buy supplies such as rice, sugar, oil, noodles and milk in greater quantities in order to get a better price. The members of the group “Paz y Progreso” appreciate the support given and promise to continue working hard. Mery is the one standing in the back, third from right to left, and is wearing a pink t-shirt and a blue sweater.

In this group: Fausta Beatriz, Judid Magaly, Ines Eulogia, Guadalupe, Katia Mercedes, Flora Sofia, Maria Esther*, Fani Ines, Mery Beatriz, Rosmery Ines*, Marcelina, Norma
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Santiago Mejía Dugand



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