A loan of $5,150 helped a member to buy a variety of supplies for sewing leather shoes.

Adonay - 26 Group's story

The ADONAY - 26 Group is comprised of 9 members (seven women and two men). The president of the group is Virginia. She is 45 years old and has three children that are 12, 25, and 28 years old. Virginia makes and sells shoes. Her workshop is located in the Pasankeri area. She sells her products in a stall in a popular area of the city of La Paz.

This loan is her first with the institution. Virginia is going to use the money to buy materials and a variety of leather for the making of shoes. She will be able to offer a variety of products to her customers and increase her income. Her reason for asking for the loan is to continue improving her business. Virginia is going to use her earnings to continue buying materials for making her products.

Virginia is a hard-working person that is happy for the opportunity given to her and to her fellow group members, because in many cases they are the sole providers for their families.

In this group: Gabriela, Virginia Florencia, Petrona, Beatriz, Catalina, Marcos, Nancy Miguelina, Ruben, Maruja Maria
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Andrea Connelly

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