A loan helped a member to buy a bundle of used clothing such as pants, blouses, and shorts.


Estrellas De Candelaria Group's story

"Estrellas de Candelaria" is an enterprising, supportive, and determined group composed of four members.

Francisca, the coordinator, is an entrepreneurial woman 58 years of age. She is married. She has been working in her business selling secondhand clothing for two years, with the help of her husband. She will invest her loan in the purchase of bundles of used clothing such as pants, blouses, and shorts.

Her goal is to prosper in her business.

The other members of the group are Johana, who is 39 and sells used clothing, Ericka, a 31 year old woman who sells perfumes, and Aura, who is 49 and has a fried food stand.

In this group: Francisca, Johana , Ericka, Aura

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pamela Allyn.


This loan is special because:

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



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