A loan helped a member to buy fabric, thread, needles, and buttons.


Luz Y Esperanza Del Walter Arata Group's story

Luz y Esperanza del Walter Arata is a group comprised of three members. Its coordinator is Maria, a hard-working woman with the desire to get ahead. She is 19 years old, single, and does not have children.

She has devoted herself to her dressmaking business for three years. Her mother is the one who helps her with the business. She will use the loan to buy fabric, thread, needles, and buttons. Her goal is to grow in her business and to make clothes to sell wholesale.

Amparo, age 47, makes and sells tortillas. Martha, age 39, sells bananas.

In this group: Maria , Amparo, Martha

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish.


This loan is special because:

It includes access to emergency credit, should the borrower need it.



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