A loan of $1,300 helped a member to buy American clothing to sell.


Mujeres De Fe Minerva Group's story

Elda Lilia, 37, is married and has a 5th grade education. She buys and sells American clothing, and began her business when a friend gave her GTQ 500 worth of clothing to sell. She has been in business for eight years and is supported by her husband who is a metal structure worker.

She has organized a group to request the loan, which she will use to buy American clothing to sell. In the future, she hopes to see her business prosper so she can better help her family. The other members of the group buy and sell clothing as well as daily consumption products.

In this group: Elda Lilia , Guillermina Leticia , Verzzy Sucell , Jesus Noemi
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess



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