A loan of $1,400 helped a member purchase hogs and ingredients to make nacatamales.

Guard Barranco Group's story

This group is made up of three female entrepreneurs. One of the members is Sonia. She is 39 years old, married, and has two children ages 16 and 5. She works butchering pigs, and making pork products such as nacatamales, fried pork, and pork rinds. She has performed this work for the past five years, with her husband being her main helper.

She is seeking this loan to purchase hogs and to purchase raw materials to make nacatamales (Nicaraguan tamales) such as: leaves, string, wood, rice, potatoes, bell peppers, onions, tomatoes, etc.

One of the other members, Sandra, 43 years old, works selling new clothing in her home, and Ileana, 43 years old, works selling new and used clothing.

In this group: Sandra Yanet, Sonia Del Carmen , Ileana Marina
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Roberto Henry

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