A loan of $1,400 helped a member to buy a load of firewood, a ‘quintal’ [100 pounds] of beans, and cheese for the curds.


Armonia Ii Group's story

This group is composed of three hard-working members. Claudia, age 30, is one of them. She is in a relationship, and she has three children under her care. She has been selling cooked beans, wood, and curds at her house for seven years. She has been a client with the institution for one year.

The loan that she is requesting is to buy a load of firewood, a ‘quintal’ [100 pounds] of beans, and cheese for the curds.

Martha, age 51, has a business selling tortillas, ‘pozole’ [a type of hominy soup], and firewood. Reyna, age 42, has a business selling pozol, ‘tiste’ [herbal tea], and calabash seeds.

In this group: Martha Lorena, Claudia , Reyna Isabel

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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