A loan of $4,300 helped a member inventory.

Sorpresa Group's story

Julia Angélica is 33 years old and single. She has had her own her own business that manufactures macramé blankets for the past two years. She has a small workshop in the Alto Lima Calle Eduardo Avaroa zone and she delivers her merchandise to different stores. She needs this loan in order to buy yarn and fabric.

The other members of Asociación Comunal Sorpresa have various businesses, such as baby clothing sales, different articles of clothing, manufacturing polleras (a type of skirt worn by Andean women), food sales, furniture manufacture, document transcription, wig making for Moreno (an Andean dance). They each need this loan in order to invest in merchandise, supplies, or to provide working capital. They meet in the central office in Alto Lima every two weeks.

In this group: Julia Angélica, Elena, Lucia, Felisa, Rogelia, Julia, Bertha, Carmen Rosa, Emma Veronica, Maria, Veronica, Jhovana

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes

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