A loan of $1,425 helped a member the members of the group will invest in the purchase of milk; sugar; fruit; clothes; items for the home like pots, jars, cutlery, etc.; CDs. All of these items will then be sold. They will also buy thread and fabric for the production of clothes, among other things.


Nueva Esperanza Group's story

The group called Nueva Esperanza (New Hope) was formed in September 2007. The group was started as a result of the motivation of a group of friends, who were concerned about contributed to improving their quality of life. The members of the groups pursue different commercial activities like selling fruit, haberdashery, clothes, food, jewelry, milk, and CDs and making clothes. The group has a solid commission. This is an excellent group which is continually active in collecting funds to pay for some possibility cost. This emphasizes the solidarity and understanding among the women.

They each pursue the following activities: Eleuteria C. sells haberdashery Aparicia R. sells fruit Catalina R. sells haberdashery Nilda F. sells jewelry Martina C. sells clothes Cristina G. sells food Petronila B. sells clothes María Lourdes C. sells clothes Leonora Martínez sells haberdashery Lilian P. sells clothes Dionicia Giménez sells milk Marina R. sells fruit Alicia Sánchez sells fruit Blanca Velázquez makes clothes Artemia C. sells CDs

In this group: Eleuteria, Aparicia, Catalina, Nilda, Martina, Cristina, Petronilda, María Lourdes, Leonora, Lilian , Dinicia, Marina, Alicia, Blanca, Artemia
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Avni Shah



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