A loan of $4,550 helped a member to purchase clothes to sell.

Las Samaritanas De Xequemeya Group's story

Maria is married, 39 years old and never had the chance to go to school. She has eight children who are in school. She makes a living in commerce, selling clothing in the plazas. She started the business with little capital and at the moment has five years of experience. She is organizing a group of women to request a loan that she plans to use use to purchase supplies like blouses, sweaters, sheets, aprons, shorts, sashes, etc. She hopes to have her business well stocked and with a lot of capital. The other members of the group make a living in commerce, raising livestock and in farming.

In this group: Carmen Faviola, Herlinda, Modesta, Maria Cecilia, Rosa, Maria, Maria Concepcion, Dolores, Felipa, Alejandrina Magdalena, Marta, Juana Saturnina, Sara Elizabeth

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Marty Greenstein

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