A loan of $6,750 helped a member to purchase vegetables such as potatoes, onions, lemons, and tomatoes..


Virgen De Copacabana Group's story

Yeni is 42, separated from her husband, and the mother of a school-aged boy. She is currently one of 13 entrepreneurial and trustworthy women who make up of the “Virgen De Copacabana” ["Virgin of Copacabana"] Group.

Yeni started a business selling vegetables in a market to earn income for home improvements and to meet household expenses. She applied for a loan to purchase vegetables such as potatoes, onions, lemons, and tomatoes. Yeni's primary ambition is to continue building her business. The “Virgen De Copacabana” Group would like to thank the people who made this loan possible. Yeni is the first person seated at right in this photo and is wearing a red shirt.

In this group: Hilaria, Maria Luisa, Felicitas, Lourdes, Yuli Ysabel, Olga Hortencia, Margarita, Yeni Lilian, Clementina, Nelida Erika, Faustina*, Jorge*, Sonia Zunilda
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Stephen Volante



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