Marixta Ayala Almendares has relied on the credit union for 25 years to help her refreshment retail business in Nicaragua succeed.
"I try to save something from my business profits every day, even if it's just one córdoba (US$0.08)," Marixta says. Her savings now exceed 3,000 córdoba (US$252).
Marixta has remained a loyal member through hard times, currency devaluation and even a credit union failure due to government changes. Marixta served as a credit union director and was later elected president."I didn't lose faith in the credit union," she says. Back