A loan of $2,200 helped a member buy merchandise and raw material.

Girasol Group's story

Rosa M. is the president of the Girasol group, which belongs to the Panamericana community center. She sells “cholita” (native women) shoes in different towns like Achacachi and Batallas. She currently takes care of her six children by herself. She needs the loan to buy merchandise.

The other members of the group sell clothes, hats, food, and make shoes and articles of clothing like jackets. Those are the members’ businesses, which generate the incomes to support their families. They need the loan to get merchandise and raw material according to the businesses that they have.

In this group: Rosa Julia, Segundina, Catalina, Isabel, Petronila, Julio Nery, Agueda, Eusebia

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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