A loan of $2,425 helped a member to buy large hammocks, woven cotton shirts, “guayaberas”, corduroy slacks, and other items.


La Cenicienta Group's story

This group consists of three enterprising members. One of them is a 60-year-old woman named Luisa. She is married and has two grown children. Luisa has been selling Avon cosmetics and handicrafts from Guatemala for the past eight years. She previously worked as a teacher, but is now retired. Luisa is now in a partnership with her daughter, who helps her with selling these products. Her loan will be invested in the purchase of handicrafts such as large hammocks, woven cotton shirts, “guayaberas”, corduroy slacks, and other items.

Filomena, age 45, sells Avon cosmetics. Concepción is also 45 years old and sells clothing, shoes, Avon cosmetics, and other products.

In this group: Concepcion De Maria, Filomena Del Carmen , Luisa Amanda
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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