A loan of $925 helped a member to invest in 100-lb sacks of corn, lime, firewood, etc.


Los Madrugadores Group's story

The coordinator of this communal bank is Señora Maria. She is married and is 34 years old. She is the mother of two children, ages 20 and 14. She makes and sells tortillas in her home and has the help of her older daughter to make this product. She is thinking of investing the loan in the purchase of basic materials such as corn, lime, and firewood to increase her sales and with that to obtain more benefits in her business as well as in her personal life. The group is also formed by Señor Edmundo, who is 54 years old and sells food, specializing in soup, and Señora Silvia, who is 41 years old and sells Avon cosmetic products.

In this group: María Marcela, Edmundo , Silvia Elena
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry



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