A loan of $2,925 helped a member to buy a sewing machine.

Mujeres Triunfadoras Group's story

This group’s name is Mujeres Triunfadoras [Triumphant Women]. Its members took part in the “poverty elimination” survey and nine were found to be living below the poverty line, i.e. their income is very low. They are struggling to improve and help their families.

One of the members is Mrs. Norma. She says that she decorates shoes with embroidery and makes jewelry. She works hard and makes a big effort to progress and get ahead.

Norma is a hardworking and enterprising woman who dreams of improving her life and income. She is requesting a loan to buy a sewing machine to work on her embroidery, which will help her to improve her income and continue helping her family.

In this group: Norma, Pablina, Luordes, Lilian, Glide, Filina, Eva, Celia, Lourdes, Altagracia, Margarita, Maria, Liz, Maciel, Gloria, Cinthia, Maria*

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Santiago Mejía Dugand

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