A loan of $4,325 helped a member to purchase yarn and knitting needles.


Manantial Group's story

Lidia Ester is married, 29 years old and had two years of elementary school. She has three children, two in school, and she makes a living knitting typical garments. She started the business with a loan from a relative and has 12 years of experience. She counts on the support of her husband, who makes a living doing the same work. She organized a group to request a loan to purchase knitting needles and different kinds of yarn in a variety of colors. She hopes in the future to have employees and other knitters. The other members making a living in knitting (two members) and raising livestock.

In this group: Julia Maria, Lucia Isabel, Micaela, Maria, Ruth Magdalena, Maria Rosario, Macaria, Antonia Francisca, Catalina Luciana, Lidia Ester, Mariana, Ana*, Macaria*, Mariana
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Marty Greenstein



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