A loan of $2,975 helped a member bUYING THREAD AND CLOTH FOR HER DRESSMAKING SHOP.

Belen Group's story

The Belen (Bethlehem) Communal Bank has begun its 12th loan cycle with 14 members who are involved in different businesses. That is the case with Rocio (Dew) who is treasurer of the communal bank for the 2nd time. During this time, by means of the training classes, she has learned to administer her business.

Rocio is single and lives with her parents. She operates a small dressmaking shop in her home. She can only count on one sewing machine and her main dream is to have modern machines. Rocio offers services such as mending and clothing maD. to measure. In addition, Rocio works mornings in a polo shirt making enterprise

Rocio dreams of having her own dressmaking enterprise, expanding her shop and constructing her own house. She is requesting a loan of 600 [dollars] to buy thread and cloth.

In this group: Rocio Melisa, Julia, Lidia, Miriame, Edison, Carmen, Juana, Carmen, Clotilde, Lucila, Dolores, Felipa, Florentina, Vilma

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Harold Dana Sims, PhD

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