A loan of $4,350 helped a member to buy thread for weaving.


Arena Blanca Group's story

Martha, 51, is single and has a third-grade primary school education. She makes traditional woven skirts and blouses. She learned about this business by helping her mother with her weaving. She now has twenty years' worth of experience, and her family supports her.

She has organized a group and applied for a loan, which she will use to buy thread for weaving. In the future, she would like to sell her woven clothing in other places besides her native town. The other members of this group work in farming and agriculture.

In this group: Maria Magdalena , Maria , Marlin Yaneth , Natividad , Norma Patricia , Juana , Juana , Delmy Hidalia , Catarina , Carmen , Zuany , Fabiana , Martha
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Volz



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