A loan of $4,700 helped a member to purchase lycra material.

Buenas Esperanza Group's story

Santos Martina is 48 years old and married. She didn't have the opportunity to go to school. She has six children, three of whom are in school. She works making blouses and skirts. She started this business with very little capital and the support of her son. She now has 8 years of experience. She has her husband's support. He works selling construction materials for houses.

Santos Martina organized a group to request a loan. She will use it to purchase lycra material of various colors because in the future she hopes to employ workers. The rest of the members of the group work selling blouses and skirts, aprons and napkins and raising animals.

In this group: Josefina, Maria Ana, Santos Martina, Florencia, Juliana, Ana Elisa, Marta Bonifacia, Timotea, Maria Ramona, Santa Josefina, Marina, Eva Floridalma, Santa, Santos Isabel, Sara Beatriz

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alexandra J

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