A loan helped a member to buy and sell traditional clothing such as güipiles [blouses], fajas [belts] and cortes [skirts].


Grupo De Mujeres Paculam Sector Iglesia Ca Group's story

María is a mother, 35 years old and single. She lives with her family in a community of the village of Paculam.

To generate her income, she works buying and selling traditional clothing. She has been in this business for around 10 years. She sells in the main market of her community.

With the desire to continue growing with her business, she asks for a loan and it will be to invest in more traditional clothing products such as güipiles [blouses], fajas [belts] and cortes [skirts].

In this group: Maria, Antonia, Marta, Magdalena

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Wendy Harris.


This loan is special because:

It targets low-income borrowers who can't access typical microfinance loans.



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