A loan of $1,225 helped a member to buy products such as toilet paper, dish soap, laundry detergent, tooth paste, powder detergent in bulk, bleach in bulk, boxes of shampoo sachets, etc.


Luz Del Esfuerzo Group's story

This group consists of 3 entrepreneurial partners, one of them is María, 58 years old, married and mother of 5 children. During the last 4 years, she has been selling detergent in bulk at the market in the city of Jinotepe. María has been a member of the organization for 6 years. She is requesting this loan to buy products such as toilet paper, dish soap, laundry detergent, tooth paste, powder detergent in bulk, bleach in bulk, boxes of shampoo sachets, etc.

The other members of the group are Vilma and Martha. Vilma is 59 years old and she sells tortillas and “nacatamales” (steamed meat and vegetable pastries, cooked in banana or maize leaves), while Martha is 31 years old, and she sells detergent, bath soap, tooth paste, bleach, laundry detergent and dish soap.

In this group: Vilma, María , Martha Lorena

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Cespedes



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