A loan of $1,950 helped a member purchase raw material.


Nuevos Horizontes Group's story

Manuela is married with a sixth graD. education ,and for the past 5 years has worked alongsiD. her husband in Tejeduria (confection of traditional clothing). Recognizing the need for greater capital to expand her business she joined with her neighbors to form the Nuevos Horizontes group.

This community bank has 12 female partners, most of whom work in Tejeduria while some have small shops selling daily use items. They will use the loan to buy raw material to increase their sales volume. This group is from the Xecanchavox canton of San Cristobal, Totonicapan, and hopes to increase their profits and contribute to the development of their families and Guatemala.

In this group: Jacinta Manuela , Yuviza Magdalena , Maira Antonieta , Santa Florencia , Gloria Marina Juaréz , Aracely Feliciana , Luisa Vicenta , Cecilia , Federica , Maria Susana , Catarina , Juana Catarina
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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