A loan of $2,275 helped a member to buy products for her store.

Alegria Group's story

Señora Santa Catarina is married and 28 years old. She has had no opportunity to study, and has 4 children, 2 of whom are at school. She works doing domestic chores as well as in traD., as she has a shop selling everyday consumer items. She started this business with the support of her husband and has 6 years of experience. Her husband works in weaving.

In the future, she hopes to see her business grow with better profits. For this same reaS., she decided to organize a group to apply for a loan that will broaden its working capital. She will purchase products for her store. She is going to buy: sodas, candy, spices, canned goods, sugar, etc.

Other group members work in traD., clothing manufacturing, linen weaving, and animal husbandry.

In this group: Santa Catarina, Santa Anastacia, Santa Petrona, Maria, Pascuala, Cruz, Juana, Sebastiana, Pascuala, Maria Angela, Juana, Sara

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Arabella Pollack

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