A loan of $2,475 helped a member to buy supplies and equipment for making food (steaks).


Girasol Group's story

María Yulissa (she appears in the photo in the back row, she is the last one on the right) is 26 years old and lives with her family in the municipality of Santo Domingo, department of Suchitepéquez.

She has two children. the first is 7 years old and is in the first grade. The second one is four years old and is still not in school.

She is a very entrepreneurial person. She sells food (steaks) in the afternoons to the farm workers.

She saw an opportunity to generate some income and with the profits help her husband with the household expenses.

María Yulissa is requesting a loan to buy supplies and equipment for making food (steaks).

Her dreams are to help her children so that they become professionals since she did not have the opportunity to study.

In this group: María Yulissa, Tirsa Lineth, Brenda Edelmira, Blanca Elisabeth , Iris Magnolia, Esperanza, Sandra Joaquina

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofie Bjorksten



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