A loan of $2,725 helped a member to buy fabric, needles, threads, etc.


Mujeres Trabajadoras Group's story

This group is called 'Mujeres Trabajadoras' (Hard-Working Women) because all of its members are hard-working, tenacious women who give 100% so that they can get ahead in life and cast aside their financial limitations.

Gladys is a seamstress who has been married to Jorge for ten years. The couple have two children. She is requesting a loan to buy fabric, needles and thread for making baby clothing. Gladys' goals are to continue growing in her business, to buy more sewing machines and to provide her family with a better lifestyle.

In this group: Lucia, Gladys, Limpia, Gregoria, Rosana, Benita, Angela, Blanca, Lidia, Dionisia, Silveria, Maxima, Zunilda, Mirian, Maria, Jessica, Natalia, Sandra, Amelia*
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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