A loan of $4,550 helped a member to purchase thread for weaving.


Jardin De Paxot Group's story

Margarita is in a common law marriage. She is 24 years old and didn't have the opportunity of going to school. She has one child, who isn't in school yet. She works making huipiles (traditional woven and embroidered tunics). She started this business with her family's support and has four years of experience so far. Her partner also helps her. He makes crafts.

She is a group organizer and is requesting a loan. She will use it to purchase thread for making huipiles. In the future she wants to have more capital and offer variety in her textiles.

The other members in this group work makings crafts. It is worth mentioning that the group comprises thirteen members, but only eleven of them were present at the time the picture was taken.

In this group: Margarita , Juana , Petronila , Tomasa , Tomasa Sente , Candelaria , Maria , Manuela , Rosa , Florentina , Tomasa *, Juana *, Micaela
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mariana Sanchis



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