A loan of $1,475 helped a member to buy ceramic handicrafts, candles, embossed crafts, hammocks, cotton coats, etc.

El Me Da La Mano Group's story

The communal bank is made up of three hardworking members. The coordinator is Avis, 40 years old, married and mother of two daughters of 9 and 5 years old, who are her motivation to overcome. She works selling handicrafts in the markets of the capital and the town.

For four years, with previous loans, she has been able to grow the business, and for this reason she needs a loan now, to invest in ceramics, candles, embossed crafts, hammocks, cotton coats, etc. with the aim of continuing to grow and improving the quality of life of herself and her family.

The other members are Gricela, 50 years old, who has been offering a food service from her home for 9 years, and Guillermina, 45 years old, who sells shoes in the most populous market of the capital and in the town.

In this group: Avis Jemina, Gricela Auxiliadora, Guillermina Del Carmen

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Joelle Kuiper

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