A loan of $4,725 helped a member to buy fabrics, threads, glues, and other materials.

Pirayu Calle Group's story

The communal bank has the name “Pirayú Calle” because that is the name of the chapel that is near their houses. They have taken the commitment of keeping the group together and working under this responsibility. They are currently in their eighth loan cycle and have excellent qualifications. The group is made up of 18 women who invest their loans in their respective businesses.

Herma is one of the members. She works in sewing and she tells us this has been her way of making a living for a while. Thanks to this work she has been able to get ahead and help her family, giving them what they need to have a dignified life.

She is requesting a loan to buy fabrics, threads, glues, and other materials that she needs to continue filling her client’s orders.

In this group: Lidia, María , Ramona , Herma , Inocensia , María , Mercedes , Julia , Nilsa , Delia , Máxima , Blanca , María , Juana , Roció , Melissa , Antonia *, Zunilda *
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jennifer Day

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