A loan of $1,675 helped a member to purchase threads for weaving.


Copaleras Group's story

Priscila is single and 41 years old. She has studied six years of secondary school. She has four children and two of them are studying. She works making huipiles (traditional garment worn by indigenous women). She began this business helping her mother and now has 25 years of experience.

She organized the group and is requesting the loan which she will use to purchase threads to make traditional huipiles. In the future, she would like to have employees in order to produce more huipiles and sell wholesale. The other group member also work weaving huipiles. In the photograph, there are six people shown, but only five of them have been granted the loan.

In this group: Priscila , Francisca , Maria , Irma , Rosa

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Kathryn Luehm



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