A loan of $4,500 helped a member to buy clothing for resale.

San Francisco Group's story

The group, which is called San Francisco is from the city of Coronel Oviedo, is made up of 20 women, who are all friends and neighbors in the neighborhood. They came together with the objective of working together, and through this work, be able to help themselves and each other succeed. They work in a collaborative way and are always trying to help each other progress.

Elena is one of these members. She is a hard working women, entrepreneur and fighter, and she says that thanks to her work and sacrifice she has been able to succeed and help her family to cover the expenses that arise daily. She sells all types of clothes for a living, like t-shirts, jeans, shorts, shirts and more. She always has good clothes and she was already able to develop good clientele and is today a successful small business.
She asks for the assistance of the foundation and of kiva to be able to have a greater variety of cloths and in this way attract more clients and make more income.

In this group: Juana Limpia, Silvia, Teresa , Rogelia , Benigna , Felicia , Eva , Ada , Felicia , Elena , Limpia , Graciela , Edita , Maria , Marina , Ignacia , Gloria , Amelia , Mariela , Nancy *
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Erin Yamaoka

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