A loan of $5,975 helped a member to buy lustrina (thread used in the double face brocade design) and cloth to embroider.


Mujeres Unidas De Patachaj Group's story

Santa Higinia is 50 years old, married with six children, two of whom are studying. She herself did not have the opportunity to study. She embroiders blouses. She started this business with a small amount of money which her husband gave her and up to now she has three years experience doing this. She can count on the support of her husband who works as a city bus driver.

Santa Higinia organized a group and have requested a loan which she would use to expand her working capital buying lustrina (thread used in the double face brocade design), fabric, lining etc. Right now she has six workers. In the near future she would like to have more workers, creating jobs in her community and generating more income for her family.

The other members of the group make clothing, farm, fish etc.

In this group: Santa Isabel , Santa Higinia , Susana , Santos Santiaga , Flora, Claudia Aracely , Sandra Elizabeth , Leonarda , Maria Elena , Elena , Sara Noemi , Paula , Faustina , Santa Carmelina , Adelia , Vilma Elizabeth

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer leonardo



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