A loan of $4,900 helped a member to buy Christmas products.

Madres Emprendedoras Group's story

The "Madres Emprendedoras" communal bank is made up of 6 hard-working members. Graciela is 35 years old and is the treasurer for the group. Graciela is single and is the sole provide for her household, which includes her mother who is in poor health. She has a small store where she sells a variety of products, and also sells beauty products. She has been doing this for 20 years. Her customers include her friends, family and people in her neighborhood. Thanks to the income from her work she and her mother are able to live with dignity. With the loan requested she will be able to buy Christmas products for her store, and expects to have good sales. The group is grateful to lenders for the loan provided. In the photo Graciela is wearing a black sports jacket with white stripes.

In this group: Ofelia Soledad, Sandra Cecilia, Graciela Janet, Elizabeth Liliana, Jacqueline Magalimy, Emma Karen

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lorna Gladman

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