A loan of $6,250 helped a member to buy clothing to sell.

La Garita Group's story

Veronica is 20 years old and is married to Florentino. They have a small son. She is part of the La Garita group and says the they chose this name because this is the name of the area where they live. She makes a living selling women's and children's clothing and says that she has had her business for more than two years. It it going very well for her because she sells almost all the clothing that she stocks.

She says that she is going to Mexico City where they give low prices so that she can earn something when she sells them. She says she began this business to help her husband with the household expenses and that her husband helps her to stock and sell the clothing to the wives of his acquaintances and friends.

She is requesting a loan to Vision Fund to continue investing in mallones and pants of mixed styles, blouses and small suits for children. She says that it will serve her well because in this way she will have her business very well stocked. The other 12 members of the group are Carolina, Rosa Linda, Clara, Liliana, Ma Socorro, Rosa, Arizbeida, Silvia, Yessica, Maria de los Angeles, M Natividad y Elizabeth. They will invest in their businesses selling shoes by catalog, clothing sales, seamstress material, a poultry shop, a nutritional club, a hosiery and sewing supply shop and in Mexican snacks.

In this group: Carolina, Rosa Linda, Clara, Liliana, Ma Socorro*, Rosa, Arizbeida, Silvia, Yessica*, María De Los Ángeles, M Natividad, Verónica, Elizabeth
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Gina Cappuccitti

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