A loan helped a member to buy stock for clothing sales.


Pualhaj Las Gradas Group's story

María, ( who is the second on the right hand side of the picture) is a young woman aged 21. She has been a single mother for a year and wants to provide a good life for her son. For the last 5 years she has made a living from buying and selling traditional clothing and rearing animals. She is asking for a loan that she will use to buy goods to increase her stock of clothing , providing a greater variety and quality which will increase her sales and a substantial increase in her income.

In this group: María Maribel Otilia, Manuela, Micaela, Catarina

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Nic Couldrey.


This loan is special because:

It gives youth without prior credit history the opportunity to start a business.



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