A loan of $4,500 helped a member to purchase vegetables, meat, baked goods, dairy products and other items to stock her store.


Las Orquideas Group's story

The Las Orquideas group is in its 5th loan cycle in the committee of women program. They are doing the elimination of poverty survey in order to use the results to direct their efforts and to improve their income levels.

Limpia is a noteworthy person because due to her efforts she is making progress. She has a well-stocked shop that thanks to her hard work she has been able to improve. She says that at the beginning it was very hard to get started, but today she has a very good clientele and she wants the business to keep growing. She is requesting this loan to be able to invest in the purchase of vegetables, meat, baked goods, dairy products and other items to be able to continue offering a good selection to her customers. Limpia is thankful for this important opportunity, because she is able to continue improving her business through her work.

In this group: Maria, Valeria, Erica, Limpia, Maria, Dominga, Elena, Alicia, Sofía, Elizabeth, Lola, Nancy, Evelyn, María, Adina, Marina, Rosa

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Michele Magrino



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