A loan of $4,525 helped a member to buy fabric, thread, buttons, and other items.


Nueva Estrella Group's story

The group "Nueva Estrella" [New Star] is beginning its sixth cycle, and is made up of women who are the heads of their families. These women have goals to not only grow economically, but also professionally.

The woman being highlighted is the director of the group. Her name is Blanca, and she is a very charismatic person. She knows how to motivate a group and to make people excited about working, fighting to get ahead, and improving their incomes and quality of life.

Blanca makes a living in sewing. She is requesting a loan so that she can invest in the purchase of fabric, thread, buttons, and other items. In doing this, she will be able to continue complying with the demand of her customers and investing in her business.

In this group: Blanca, Luciana, Elisa, Laura, Marta, Pamela, Isidora, Margarita, Maria, Maricel, Justina, Hermelinda, Zulma, Nimia*, Rene*, Silvina*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christina Mellace



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