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A loan of $5,000 helped a member buy raw material/merchandise.

Las Poderosas Group's story

The Community Association called Poderosas is part of the Villa Adela community center. They have been in existence for one year. The members have various businesses like making quilts, sports clothes, and backpacks. Some sell cosmetics; others sell fruits and vegetables.

The members who make products need a loan to buy raw materials like fabric and lining.

The members of the Poderosas like to get together and have great food; the get-togethers are organized by their president, Mercedes C..

In this group: Mercedes, Justa, Sonia , Yessica , Wilma, Alicia *, Ruth, Delia , Zenia , Rolando , Graciela *, Amalia, Victoria, Florentina, Cristina , Nataly , Jhaquelin
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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