A loan of $800 helped a member to buy basic materials to make woven goods and the ingredients to make tamales.


Duo Mujeres La Giralda Group's story

Dolores is a 59 year-old hardworking woman and a member of Duo Mujeres de la Giralda Communal Bank. She has been producing hand-made traditional woven goods for several years, as well as raising animals, since she is a person who lives alone. Day after day, she works hard since her husband has passed away and she has to get ahead on her own. She also sells small Guatemalan tamales and chiles rellenos. She is applying for a loan to buy the basic materials to make her woven goods and the supplies to make tamales.

In this group: Natividad , Dolores

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diane Chaney



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