A loan of $3,300 helped a member buy fabrics, threads, buttons, etc.


Virgen De Fátima 2 Group's story

The communal bank began thanks to Mrs. Irene who lives in the Fátima neighborhood of C.D.E. she contacted her neighbors and friends to form the bank in the area.
The name of the communal bank is “Virgen de Fátima 2,” it is made up of 15 women who live in the area and are very active and supportive of one another.
Each member has different jobs and some of them will begin new jobs and have a steady income.
Mrs. Irene makes clothing for ladies and gentlemen, she is very skilled with her sewing machine.
She wakes up each day very early to do her housework and her work since it is the way she earns a living.
Mrs. Irene needs the loan to have more fabric, thread, scissors, and oil for the machine and buttons that will help her grow in her work and meet the demands of her customers.

In this group: Gladys , Irene , Fátima , Estela , Cinthia , Erotia , Vidalina , Rafaela , Fulgencia , María , María , Pastora , Olga *, Teresa *, Alejandrina *
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer



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