6 De Marzo Group
The businesses of the members of the communal bank are varied including among them we have the weaving of awayos (hand woven textiles using natural dyes), fish sales, blanket weavings, and selling potatoes.
Paulina tells us this is the first time she has worked with Pro Mujer and she joined the communal bank through the invitation of the counselor. Currently she has a business weaving awayos that she has had for some years, and which she learned from her mother.
The money from the loan that she is asking for is to have cash on hand to buy wool which she will buy at the July 16 Market, and she will use it to make and sell through orders. This work allows her to earn money to support her family; she has a common-law relationship and a son.
When asked what it is she likes about Pro Mujer, she says that she likes the training sessions.
La señora Paulina, indica que es la primera vez que trabaja en Pro Mujer y que integro la institución por invitación de la asesora. En la actualidad ella tiene un negocio de tejido de awayos que viene trabajando hace años atrás, el mismo lo aprendió de su mamá.
El crédito que ahora sacará es para aumentar su capital (compra de lana) que adquirirá de la 16 de julio y posteriormente a la elaboración lo comercializará a pedido. Esta forma de trabajo le permite generar recursos para apoyar a su familia, pues ella vive en concubinato y tiene un hijo.
Cuando se le consulta qué le gusta de Pro Mujer, ella responde que le gusta las capacitaciones.
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