A loan of $4,625 helped a member to purchase wicker and manufacture baskets.

Durazno 1 Group's story

Ana is the leader of the Durazno 1 Team, the team is integrated by twelve women that will invest their loans in agricultural, manufacture of baskets and textile activities. 11 women are from the Ethnicity Ixil Maya, and 1 is from the Ethnicity Quiché Maya. In average each member of the group has 4 children.
Ana is 53 years old, she is from the Ethnicity Ixil Maya. She suffered great problems, limitations and risks during the war in Guatemala, which forced her to run away from their village with her family. Ana is mother of 7 children, two of them died in the mountain during the war due to a very poor diet.
Through the credit she hope to reach her expectations to give a better future to her family. She will use the credit to purchase wicker and manufacture baskets. Her loan is of Q 2,400 ($ 306.12), she expects to get a monthly income of Q 600 ($76.53).
She considers that the credit is a great opportunity, given the scarce opportunities available to her and the community to improve their lives.

In this group: Ana, Ana, Ana, Catarina, Catarina, Catarina, Jacinta, Jacinta, Juana*, Juana, Magdalena, Magdalena
*not pictured

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