A loan of $3,975 helped a member to buy food supplies.


Las Esmeraldas De Chujib Group's story

Catarina has a common law marriage. She is 41 and didn't go to school. She has 5 children, two of whom are in school. She has a cafe in the local market which she started two years ago with a small amount of capital. She has organised a group and is asking for a loan which she will use to buy supplies for her cafe. She hopes in the future to earn more money from her work and to open a restaurant. The other group members work in farming and commerce.

In this group: Nicolasa , Candelaria , Ines , Petrona , Catarina , Maria Del Carmen , Rosa Elvira , Rosa , Maria Concepcion , Santa Lobos
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eleanor Brown



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