A loan of $3,625 helped a member to buy embroidery supplies.


Virgen Decarmen Group's story

Cirila, 46, is a single mother of three children. She’s a member of the “Virgen del Carmen” communal bank. She embroiders skirts, fabric, etc. Cirila starts work very early in the morning. She starts working on her embroidery for the traditional festivals in the entire Mantaro Valley.

She requests the loan to buy more supplies to do the embroidery. In the future, Cirila would like to buy industrial machines to do the embroidery.

Cirila appears in the center to the right of the lady wearing the sky blue sweater. Cirila is wearing a traditional costume from the region. She has wavy hair and is wearing earrings.

In this group: Justina, Enrique, Aracelli Isabel, Luz Trinidad, Hector, Morayma Esther, Nelida Martha , Cirila Cerafina , Noemi Yeni, Edgar Rodrigo
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz



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