Francisca is a 48 year old woman, married and lives with her family in a village in Aldea Guineales. She has four children between the ages of 14 and 26, all of whom are to a school in her community.

Francisca earns her income by purchasing and selling traditional Guatemalan clothes and has been doing so for the past 8 years. To cover the demand that she is currently receiving from her customers she is asking for a credit to purchase additional clothing such as: traditional Guatemalan dresses ("Güipiles"), girdles and skirts.

Her ultimate goal is to have her own business premises and to improve the living conditions of her family.