A loan of $1,800 helped a member to buy wool and thread.

La Amistad Group's story

The "La Amistad" (Friendship) group is formed by six entrepreneurial women who work to improve their families' quality of life on a daily basis.

Maria is 38 years old and lives with three of her children who are in school. Maria has made a living from knitting with wool and thread for many years, and in her free time she works as a kitchen helper for parties in her town. The loan will be invested in buying wool and thread for her work. Maria holds the position of treasurer in the group.

The group is grateful to the Kiva investors for the loan. Maria is the second woman from the right and is wearing a red jacket. The photo of Norma is likewise included; she couldn't be present at the meeting because she was working.

In this group: Valeria Teodora, Soledad Jessica, Maria Antonia, Maruja, Norma Ofelia, Rosa Maria
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Tricia Perry

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