Ángela lives in the Fourth Ring zone. She has three children going to elementary and secondary schools. She makes purses, hammocks, belts, wallets, necklaces and cell phone sheaths and hoop earrings that she sells to crafts stores. She has many orders from abroad, like from Spain, and she makes everything she’s asked for. On weekends she goes out to look for the seeds she uses in the necklaces as well as feathers she might need. In addition, she teaches weaving and crafts making. She teaches women in the community to weave and dye and also to make necklaces and earrings. She is a very proactive person and quite well known in the area. This is her third loan with the institution where she’s exhibited good payment behavior. The loan she’s requesting is to buy supplies and to increase her working capital.
La Sra. Ángela vive la zona del cuarto anillo, ella tiene 3 hijos que asisten a primaria y secundaria, ella se dedica a la elaboración de bolsos, hamacas, cinturones, carteras, collares, fundas para celulares y aros que vende a las tiendas de artesanías, ella tiene muchos pedidos en el extranjero como ser en España, ella elabora todo lo que le solicitan, los fines de semana se va en busca de las semillas que utiliza en los collares así como las plumas que necesite, además de eso es profesora de tejido y elaboración de artesanías, ella capacita a las mujeres de su comunidad en tejido, teñido y demás collares y aretes. Es una persona muy proactiva además de ser conocida en la zona, este es su tercer crédito en la institución donde ha demostrado un buen comportamiento de pago y el crédito que esta solicitando es para comprar materiales y aumento de capital de trabajo.
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