A loan of $2,375 helped a member to buy thread, buttons, closures, needles, blankets and elastic at the wholesale level.

San Miguel Arcangel Group's story

This group is called “The Angel of St. Michael”. The members chose this name because they are devoted to this saint. They are confident that he will help them to succeed. Mrs. Delfina is 51 years old and married to a calm man who is also part of the group. They have three children. The oldest two are in their second and third year of college preparatory school. The youngest is in the third year of secondary school. Mrs. Delfina has been a seamstress for the past six years.
She decided to start this business in order to help her children succeed. She wanted to offer them a good education and a good quality of life. The loan that she is requesting will be used to purchase thread, buttons, closures, needles, blankets and elastic at the wholesale level.
Mrs. Delfina’s goal is to grow her business considerably. She is constantly investing in her business in order to have a good assortment of products. She would like to save and buy another sewing machine and give work to another person that needs work.
She gives thanks to FRAC and KIVA for the assistance they have provided. Because of this assistance she has been able to grow her business little by little and change the life of her family.
Her other companions are: Felipa, Marciana and Antonio who work at different activities such as a drink stand, a grocery store and a poultry shop.

In this group: Delfina Macedonio, Felipa, Marciana, Antonio

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Esther Levandoski

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