Flor De Camarosa 2 Group
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A loan helped to expand her weaving business by buying thread.
Flor De Camarosa 2 Group's story
She began working at the age of fourteen and married when she was 20 years old.
A neighbor told her about the credit opportunities Chajulense Association of Women United for Life gave, and decided to join a group
This year she got her fourth credit. With her credits she began weaving and selling huipils and shawls. This year's credit she will use to expand her business activity buying thread.
Her business activity is her only income, and her profit has been good.
Magdalena is the leader of Flor de Camarosa 2. The group is integrated by seven women, all are from the Ixil Maya ethnicity. The group will use their loan for textiles 29%, agriculture 29% and retail 42%.
On average, each member of the group has 4 children, the average age of the members of the group is 41 years old. 29% are illiterate, 29% did not complete their primary education, 14% completed their primary education, 14% studied to the ninth grade, and 14% are Teachers of Primary Education (12th grade).