A loan of $1,575 helped a member to buy oranges, lemons, yucca, shallots, taro root and "pipián" [a type of squash].


Dios Bendice Pacaya Group's story

This group is made up of six determined entrepreneurial women. One of them is Candelaria who is 30 years old and is married. For 20 years she has had a business selling fruit and vegetables. She needs the loan to buy oranges, lemons, yucca, shallots, taro root and "pipián" [a type of squash]

The other members are: Nubia (38) who sells shoes, María Elena (53) who runs a small grocery store, Blanca who has a business selling used clothing, Esther (43) who sells bananas and 24 year old Yarixa who rears and sells chickens.

In this group: Candelaria De Los Angeles, Nubia Esperanza , Maria Elena , Blanca Nohemi, Esther Del Socorro, Yarixa Margarita
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Judith McInally



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