A loan of $4,400 helped a member to buy crafts supplies.

Esperanza Group's story

This group from the city of San Ignacio is called “Esperanza” (Hope). They’re in the 4th cycle and each has a different line of work. This group has become very solid over time and they possess values like solidarity and companionship among them; they want to continue growing and always having the foundation’s support.

Jacinta is group president. Her work is selling slippers that she hand embroiders herself. She and her spouse live in her own house and she also works doing cleaning chores in green areas. She’s a person who strives and works to get ahead. She’s a woman who hopes and yearns to get ahead.

She is asking for this loan to buy crafts supplies like thread, beads, slippers, fabric and others to continue making her embroidered slippers and other handicrafts to sell.

In this group: Jacinta, Ramona, Maria, Maria, Juana, Mirta, Carmen, Maria, Catalina, Natalia, Blanca, Eladia, Teresita, Leonida*, Ana*

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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