A loan of $2,975 helps a member to buy a variety of thread for making traditional embroidered blouses.


Grupo La Familia 2, Maxanija Group's story

María is 45 years old. She is married and the mother of a lovely family of five children. They all live together in a community located in the small town of Maxanija.

María earns her income and provides for her family making güipiles (traditional embroidered blouses) that are typical of the region. She has been making them for about eight years, and her business is located on one of the main streets in her community.

María is requesting a loan in order to continue growing her business. She will use it to buy a variety of thread of different colors and styles in order to continue making beautiful traditional attire.

In this group: Maria, Juana Leticia, Miguel, Manuela

Translated from Spanish.


This loan is special because:

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

Patrick Flynn, Kiva staff

Patrick Flynn
Kiva staff



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*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.