A loan of $1,775 helped a member to buy thread.

Shadai Popol Wuh Group's story

Lilia Elena is single, 26 years of age, and did not have the chance to go to school. She works selling “huipiles” [traditional woven dresses], and started this business thanks to the support of her mother. She has eight years of experience.

Lilia Elena has organized a group to request a loan, which will be used to buy silk thread, crystal thread and mish-style thread of different colors. She hopes to have a stable business with a retail premises in the near future. The group’s other members all work in retail.

In this group: Maria Hortensia, Alicia Ines, Mayra Elizabeth, Guadalupe, Rosa, Tomasa, Lilia Elena

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Paul Lambert

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