A loan of $3,525 helped a member to buy plastic to make baskets.

Mujeres De Xecojom Group's story

Melecia is 46 years old and she is married. She did not have the opportunity to study, but she has 4 children who are studying. She makes a living making baskets. She started this business together with her husband and she now has 8 years of experience.

She organized a group of women in order to apply for a loan which will be used to buy materials consisting of ribbons of different colors and designs. She hopes to have a big, and most of all profitable, business in the future. The other group members make a living in retail, livestock breeding, and traditional craftwork.

In this group: Wendy Lisseth, Marcelina, Mayra Lucrecia, Petrona, Marta Maria, Ines, Ofelia, Melecia, Santos*, Delfina, Maria
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Katherine Beck

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