A loan of $850 helped a member to buy ingredients and groceries.

Luchando Siempre Group's story

The women in this group are micro-entrepreneurs. Raquel, 33, is one of them. She's married and has three children, ages 16, 13, and 11. Her business is a grocery store in her home. She sells yoltamales [corn tamales] and atole beverages in the market in Masaya. She has been a client of the institution for a year.

Raquel's requesting the loan to invest in ingredients to make her products. She'll buy corn, firewood, lime, sweets, etc., as well as inventory for the grocery store such as rice, beans, sugar, oil, and soda.

Violeta, 30, sells soda, food, soft drinks, and pastry. Marbely, 32, has a beauty salon.

In this group: Raquel Del Socorro, Marbely , Violeta Margarita

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall

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