A loan of $3,650 helped a member to buy t-shirts, pants and blouses.

La Amistad 2 Group's story

Eighteen women from the city of Mariano Roque Alonso have joined together to work and jointly get ahead to help their families.

This is where the group name La Amistad 2 [The Friendship 2] comes from.

They are doing the poverty elimination survey and two of them are under the poverty line.

Lidia is part of this group. She is a cleaner and also sells clothes.

She is a hard working person who strives to get ahead. She is putting in effort because she wants to improve her economy and to get ahead helping her family.

Lidia is asking for this loan to buy t-shirts, pants and blouses. This will help her solidify her business plan and in this way improve her income.

In this group: María, Laura, Marisa, Aurora, Yenny, Antonia, Narcisa, Lorena, Baldomera, Fabiola, María, Idalina, Lucida, Lidia, Nancy, Liz, Liz*

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofie Bjorksten

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