A loan of $2,800 helped a member to buy basic supplies to make traditional embroidered blouses.

Flor Chicualense Group's story

Señora Francisca is married and is 23 years old. She did not have the opportunity to go to school. She has one son who is not yet in school. She makes huipils, traditional embroidered blouses. She began this business with the help of her husband, and up to now, she has four years of experience.

She has organized a group and is applying for a loan that she will use to purchase materials to make huipils. She hopes that her business will prosper in the future and that she will be able to have a shop with huipils of different designs.

The other members of the group work in handicrafts and commerce.

In this group: Lucia, Anastasia, Josefa, Yessica Manuela, Juana, Andrea Leticia, Sebastiana Ajanel, Francisca Silvia

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry

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