A loan of $1,900 helped a member to buy fabric, thread, and buttons.

Paraxaj Group's story

Alejandro is 34 years old. He finished three years of primary school and has four children, two of which are in school. He makes garments, such as shirts and blouses. He started this work as a machine operator and now has more than ten years of experience in his business. He has the support of his wife, who is a homemaker.

He organized a group to request a loan, which he will use to improve his production and buy fabric, thread, and buttons of various sizes and designs. In the future, he hopes to have a sewing machine. The rest of the group members work making skirts and t-shirts or selling t-shirts and pants.

In this group: Alejandro, Dolores, Francisco Javier, Filiberto, Andrea Casimira

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Katie Kavanagh

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