A loan of $1,050 helped a member to buy raw materials to make sheets and to buy clothes to sell.


Estrella Resplandeciente Group's story

Four members make up this group. María is one of them. She is married, and she has three children. She is 56 years old. Her business is selling bed linens. She also sells varied new clothing in an itinerant manner to her neighbors in her community. She sells as much on credit as for cash. She has had her business for 15 years.

She will use the loan to buy raw material like fabric for sheets, elastic, and cones of thread. She will also buy clothes like men’s pants, women’s pants, men’s shirts, and blouses, etc.

Martha is 56 years old, and her business is a seamstress shop. Teresa, age 61, sells cosmetics. Marisela sells food at her house.

In this group: Marisela Del Carmen , Teresa Del Rosario, Martha Lidia , Maria Elena
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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