A loan of $2,800 helped a member to buy fabric to make clothing.

Mujeres Triunfadoras De Micaela Bastidas Group's story

Reyna is 49 years old, single, and has one son. She has worked for 23 years in the sewing industry. Reyna makes articles of clothing in a small rented space, where her goal is to make progress from one day to the next and to get ahead. She says she has learned how to attract customers and improve her quality of life.

Reyna is requesting this loan to buy fabric to make clothing. She and all of the members of the group are grateful to Kiva for the loan and for the confidence that has been given them. Reyna is in the middle of the photograph and is wearing a light-blue shirt. She says that she promises to meet all of her proposed goals.

In this group: Reyna, Apolinaria, Lucila, Diana, Lili, Vilma, Eliana, Rosana
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Graham Robinson

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