A loan of $5,575 helped a member to buy shoes and clothing..


Las Perlas Group's story

“Las Perlas" (The Pearls) is the name of this group that consists of 17 women from the city of Itá. Thanks to the work all of them have accomplished, they have now reached their 16th loan cycle.

One of these women is Sra. Acela, who also serves as the group president. She sells clothing and shoes. Acela says that she struggled to get ahead at first, but she later established herself and now has a good clientele. She is requesting a loan in order to buy shoes and clothing to sell.

In this group: Acela, Basilia , Perla , Teodora , Elena , Emilia , Mirtha , Alba , Paulina , Alba , Maria, Graciela , Nancy , Silfide , Elodia , Estanilaa , Maria
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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