A loan of $2,175 helped a member to buy merchandise.

Sagrado Corazon Group's story

The borrower Petrona is married, 55 years old, has a primary education and has 8 children - two of whom are studying. She works selling typical clothing, including skirts, blouses, and other items. She started this business with the support of her husband, and now has 30 years of experience. Her husband helps her support their family by working in agriculture.

Petrona is part of a lending group, and is now asking for this loan in order to buy more merchandise to sell. She would like to buy skirts, traditional blouses, sweaters, belts, etc. She hopes in the future that her business will grow and she will have a store from which to sell her merchandise. The other members of the group work in business, handicrafts, and animal raising.

In this group: Petrona , Maria Isabel , Otilia Esperanza , Juana Carolina , Maria Veronica , Paulina *
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kaitlyn Godfrey

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