A loan of $1,400 helped a member to buy weaving materials.

Chupop Abaj Group's story

Odilia is 39 years old and married. She completed three years of primary education. She has five children, three of whom are in education. Odilia makes a living making aprons. She started this business making them with simple machines and she now has 15 years of experience.

Odilia is organising a group to apply for a loan that she will use to buy materials to make the aprons, such as material and different coloured cloths. In the future she hopes to have a lot of capital and to keep expanding the business. The other members of the group also make aprons and sell cosmetics.

In this group: Blanca Lidia , Odilia , Cecilia Victorina , Rosa Estela
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Iain Gaw

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