A loan of $2,050 helped a member to buy merchandise.


Las Margaritas Catarina Group's story

Elvira Modesta, 56, is married. She completed elementary school. She has five children and not one of them attends school.

Elvira Modesta makes a living in commerce; specifically, she sells children's clothing. She started this business with a small amount of capital she had saved. Currently she has 13 years of experience.

Elvira Modesta's organizing a group and requesting a loan to expand her working capital by buying more merchandise to stock her business. In the future she wants to have a lot of capital and be able to earn more profits.

The other members of the group sell clothing.

There are six members in the photograph but only five of them were granted the loan.

In this group: Elvira Modesta , Mariel Sofia , Maria Del Rosario , Estela Flora , Yeisy Lili

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall



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