A loan of $3,300 helped a member to buy fabric, thread, and supplies.


Las Mercedes Group's story

Julia invited and organized her friends to form the “Comité de Mujeres Emprendedoras” and the members decided to work together.

Julia sews and is married to Victor. They have a young son, the newest member of the family, and they are excitedly awaiting the arrival of another child. She is asking for this loan in order to buy fabric, thread, and other sewing supplies. She works from her home, along with her mother, and also in a factory. She hopes to have a larger business in her home someday, along with employees to increase production.

In this group: Julia, Ramona, Juana, Angela, Pelagia, Nancy, Maria, Andresa, Sonia, Gloria, Migdonia, Amalia, Delfina, Graciela, Lidia*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes



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