A loan of $2,075 helped a member to make clothing.

Catalina Huanca Group's story

The group consists of 5 women, each responsible for different commercial activities. They reside in the district of Augustine. These are members of the community bank "Catalaine Huanca.” Bertha is one member and is 63 -years –old, unmarried, and does not have children. Bertha has worked in service sewing for 20 years. Bertha makes clothing in a small space (rented) in order to progress day by day and get ahead. Bertha has managed to win over customers and to improve her quality of life.

Bertha is requesting a loan to buy clothing dress (fabrics). Both Bertha and all members are grateful to Kiva for the loan and the confidence that they have been given. Bertha is standing and can be found wearing a green jacket. She says goodbye with the promise the she will complete all her goals.

In this group: Bertha, Giuliana, Luz, Silvia, Astrid

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alana Abbitt-McGregor

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