A loan of $1,700 helped a member to buy live swine, leaves, rice, twine, potato, achiote, sweet pepper, onion, tomato, corn, lime and firewood.


Solano Group's story

This group consists of three hard working women. One of them is Silvana, who is 44 years old and is married with three children. She has made a living butchering, making and selling nacatamales [Nicaraguan style tamales] and tortillas for the past 12 years. She has been a client of this MFI for the past two years, during which she has shown herself to be very responsible in her loan payments. She is requesting this loan in order to buy live swine, leaves, rice, twine, potato, achiote, sweet pepper, onion, tomato, corn, lime powder and firewood. The other members of the group are Hortencia, who is 28 years old and sells tortillas and Maria de Jesus, who is 44 years old and makes a living selling clothes and imitation jewelry.

In this group: Silvana Del Carmen, Hortensia Leonor , Maria De Jesus
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Laura Darby



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