A loan of $2,350 helped a member to stock her store.


Mi Banquito Group's story

This group is made up of four members. Maria Luisa is one of them. She is 43 years old, married, and has three children, ages 14, 11, and 9. She has had a store for ten years and her parents help her man it when she is not there. She has been with the institution for five years and needs this loan to buy basic grains and sugar, cooking oil, rice, soap, coffee, bathroom tissue, soft drinks, cigarettes, matches, fried pork rinds, and cell phone recharges.

Aracely is 40 years old and she sells pigs on the hoof.

Maria is 58 and does custom sewing.

Vilma is 35 years old and she sells ice in quantity.

In this group: Maria Luisa, Maria Auxiliadora, Vilma Esther, Aracely Enriqueta
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes



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