A loan of $4,275 helped a member to buy fabrics, thread, buttons, fasteners, and other supplies.

Mujeres Emprendedoras Group's story

Sixteen women of Caacupe joined together with the goal of forming a communal bank and in this way to strive against adversities. They are very hard-working and entrepreneurial women.

Salvadora is part of this group. She is a dressmaker and comments that she was always very entrepreneurial and has worked since she was very young. She says that she has very good customers and that they are always satisfied with her work.

She is applying for the loan to buy fabrics, thread, buttons, fasteners and other supplies to be able to continue working and advancing.

In this group: Lucia, Ines, Marta, Dani, Salvadora, Bernarda, Maria, Raimilda, Edith, Fabiola, Maria, Matilde, Deysi, Mercedes, Gissel, Liz

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry

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