A loan of $2,525 helped a member to purchase raw materials.


Las Tejedoras Group's story

Juana T. is 48 years old and a married homemaker. She has 8 children and only 3 live with her. She works in weaving (making traditional clothing). She has six employees and looms, and 25 years of experience. She is getting a loan from the communal bank called LAS TEJEDORAS (the Weavers), which is made up of eleven women and created by themselves. They will invest the loan in working capital adquiring more raw material, to increase demand. She dreams of seeing her business grow much bigger, and generate more profits.

In this group: Manuela Candelaria , Santos Micaela , Sara Narcisa , Roberta Juana , Maria Tomasa , Teresa, Justa Ventura , Lucinda Tomasa , Carolina Juliana, Santos Rafaela , Maria Nicolasa
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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