A loan of $3,700 helped a member to buy lustring (shiny alpaca material).

Emmanuel Group's story

Señora Cristina is 47 years old and married. She attended primary school and has 3 children none of whom studies. She embroiders blouses. She started this work as an employee in her mother's business and up until now has 20 years of experience.

She organizes a group with the goal of asking for loans that will be used to purchase lustring (alpaca material) of different colours as it the main material so that she is able to produce more. In the future she hopes to have sufficient capital, increase her income and have several employees. The other members of the group work in embroidery, weaving and selling food.

In this group: Olga Yolanda, Cristina, Clara Beatriz, Margarita Ecenia, Sabina, Raquel Teodora*, Petronila, Maria Ana, Estela Dolores*, Yuviza Magdalena, Marta, Clara Luisa, Angelica Josefina, Matea Gregoria

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Maria Blyth

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