A loan of $1,625 helped a member to purchase ingredients.


Rosa De Saron Group's story

This lending group is made up of five successful members. Ivania is the coordinator. She is 39 years old, married, and mother to two sons whom she supports. For four years she has sold food from her home. She is requesting a loan to purchase ingredients such as rice, beans, cooking oil, green plantains, mature plantains, beets, carrots, lettuce, etc. Through loans, she has been able to support her business and increase her earnings. Other members are: Dora, age 60, who has a grocery in her home, Lissette, age 31, who sells shoes and clothing in her neighborhood, Marling, age 42, who sells soft drinks and snacks from her home, and Maria, age 66, who makes and sells enchiladas in her home and in the neighborhood.

In this group: Ivania, Dora Antonia , María De La Luz , Lissette Janette, Marling Del Socorro
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Michele Magrino



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