A loan of $1,325 helped a member purchase wool for producing woven garments.


Manos Telarañas Group's story

Sra. Susy Marlene is 46 years old and married. Her husband provides her with financial and moral support in all the projects she undertakes. They have three children, one of whom is still a dependent. Susy is a member of the group “Manos Telarañas” (Delicate Hands), which consists of eight individuals who live in the district of Carabayllo. Her fellow members elected her to the group’s Board of Directors as the rules administrator.


Sra. Susy Marlene has been producing woven sweaters, vests, shirts, and other articles for one year. She started meeting with a group of friends who possessed the same skills. Now they sell their woven products in different public places as a formal organization that goes by the name “Llyka Maki”. Thanks to her work, Susy is able to help her husband with the family expenses and export her merchandise.


With this loan, Susy plans to buy wool at the wholesale price so that she C. earn little bit more profit when selling her goods.

In this group: Susy Marlene, Rocio Noemi, Silvana Crisotela, Herlinda, Mariana Gisela, Ada Sarai, Iris Del Pilar*, Marilu
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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