A loan of $1,900 helped a member to buy supplies for preparing food.

Buena Esperanza Group's story

Maria Lyria is 37 years old and is a single mother. She finished her high school education and has 3 children, 2 of whom are studying. She has a restaurant and works there all day. She started the business with her mother's help and has been doing this for 12 years.

Maria Lyria is the organizer of a group and she is asking for a loan which she will use to buy supplies for preparing food. In the future she would like to have a well established premises in the centre of town.

The other members of the group earn a living selling food and making tortillas.

In this group: Maria Lyria, Micaela, Francisca, Noelia Maria, Magdalena

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Judith McInally

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