A loan of $2,675 helped a member to buy spare parts for her sewing machine.

San Lorenzo Group's story

This committee is located in San Lorenzo. They are in their second loan cycle. They have fifteen members and they are from a city far from the capital. They want to improve their living conditions as well as their community, and to have better security for their families.

One of the members is Maria, who is a dressmaker in the neighborhood. She is requesting this loan to invest in buying spare parts for her sewing machine since this is her primary instrument for work. She is very active and enterprising. She works from home and has customers all over; she is well-known in the community.

In this group: Maria, Julia, Evangelista, Alba, Alejandrina, Juana, Maria, Gloria, Ysabel, Fatima, Lilian, Alba, Aparicia, Ernista*, Viviana*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Polenske

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