A loan of $950 helped a member to purchase tamarind fruit for her business.

Buen Progreso Group's story

Blanca, a member of the trio pictured above, is 38 years old and is a single mother of five children. For the past 9 years, she has worked selling fresh produce in the market in Masaya, and she has three people who help her with the logistics of getting her produce to market.

With the support from this loan, Blanca plans to purchase tamarind fruit for resale at her business. She has been a member of the community bank for three years. Olga, another group member who is 60 years old, works as a pig butcher. Miriam, 53 years old, is the final member of the trio and makes a living selling cosmetics.

In this group: Blanca, Olga De La Cruz, Miriam Del Carmen

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gillian Goodrich

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