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A loan of $525 helped a member to buy a stove to prepare tortillas, fruits and vegetables.

Dúo Mujeres Comerciantes Group's story

The Dúo Mujeres Comerciantes (Women Traders Duo) is a group that has been formed by Yolanda, who is 23 years old and has 2 children who don’t go to school yet. She says she is married and that she works 3 times a week in her small food stall, on top of daily selling light refreshments door to door in the town of Sacsuy. She has been engaged in this activity for 4 years, and thanks to her job she helps her husband paying for their personal needs. She is requesting a loan to buy a stove to prepare tortillas, pork scratchings and “dobladas” (a type of pupusas, eaten at Christmas in Guatemala), as well as to buy some fruits and vegetable to prepare corn flour drinks. She will buy at wholesale Price in order to pay a little less. Her goal is to succeed in helping her husband with the building of their house.

In this group: Silvia Leticia, Yolanda

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa

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