A loan of $550 helped a member buy diet food products.


Dúo El Tabacal Group's story

This pair of women is called El Tabacal Group. One of the members is Sra. Reina Marili who is 30 years old and married. She is the owner of a nutrition business. She has two children aged 6 and 3, one of whom attends school. Her business is called the Herbalife Nutrition Club.

Reina started her business because of a problem with obesity; she wanted to change her eating habits. She found that this product was very good so she decided to start a nutrition club five years ago. Most of her clients are women. She also runs aerobics classes.

Reina's goals are to improve her standard of living, increase her income, grow the number of customers, and offer a wider variety of products. This is her first loan with Fape and Kiva, and she thanks God for giving her this opportunity to improve the eating habits of many people and her own self-esteem. For these reasons she is seeking a loan to buy merchandise such as diet food products.

In this group: Reina Marili, Monica Vanessa

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jane A.


This loan is special because:

The Field Partner is a leader in women's empowerment in Guatemala.



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