San Jose Group
San Jose Group's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped To invest in supplies for their businesses.
San Jose Group's story
Every member of the group works independently but in a very organized way so that their businesses to not compete with each other and everyone can benefit equally. For example, some some sell clothing, others food, etc.
Doña Felisa O. is a seamstress and works hard with her husband, who is a construction worker, to provide her 6 school-aged children the best education possible. She has a small shop in her home where she takes in work, creating all kinds of clothing, including dresses and pants, for men and women. Because she is known for her good work, she has a many customers who have ordered special dresses for the Christmas season. She is requesting a loan to purchase some supplies for her business.
The group's members are: Juana Sánchez (shop owner), Cecilia DelV. (charcoal sales), Rossana C. (grocery sales), Vidalina Ojeda (grocery sales), Elva V. (fruit and vegetable sales), Edith M. (housekeeper), Leonida T. (housekeeper), Olga Y. (pork sales), Amada G. (housekeeper), Salustiana Orué (shop owner), Ignacia DelV. (housekeeper), Rocio A. (grocery sales), Felisa O. (seamstress), Gladys C. (beverage sales), Alejandra León (fruit and vegetable sales), and Lilia C. (housekeeper).
Translated from Spanish by Kris Vickery, Kiva Volunteer