A loan of $1,725 helped a member purchase fabric, thread, buttons and other materials for seamstress shop.

San Juan Group's story

The San Juan group comes from the city of Asunción and is made up of 12 hard-working and striving women who are always working to improve their lives. The group is going through its ninth cycle. The group is very responsible. All its members run their independent businesses, but are also willing to work together when members need help.

Berta is a seamstress and runs a shop that is small but has all she needs to work. She says that her work is going well and she always has orders to work on. Her goal is to have a larger shop and this way continue to grow. She will use the loan to buy thread, fabric, buttons, and other products to continue working and fulfilling her clients orders.

In this group: Berta Victoria, Matilde, Matilde, Mercedes, Patricia, Elsa, Yesisca, Veronica, Maribel, Ermelinda, Gloria, Maria*
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patrick King

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