Unidas Por El Amor Group
Update on Unidas Por El Amor GroupRosalía is 27 years old and a single mother with two children. She resides in the community of Rusio in the town of Juticalpa and sells second hand clothing. Rosalía started selling used clothing five years ago. She works alone and is a street vendor. Every day very early in the afternoons from about 1:00 p.m. she goes out into the nearest communities to make her sales and then returns home at about 7:00 p.m.
Rosalía, thank God, is a healthy person who is friendly and very well known among her neighbors. The advantages are that she has many customers and her clothes are rapidly sold, however the difficulty is that she has to go to the city to buy bundles of clothes and this entails expenses because she has to pay for transportation.
She is requesting this loan to purchase several bundles of used clothing so that she can stock her business with current seasonal styles. With the help of this loan she will be able to attract more customers and will continue having a business that allows her to cover the expenses of maintaining her children. Her dream is to have her own shop and to help her children become professionals. Rosalía has been a FAMA client for the past ten years and has punctually made all of her payments on time.
Previous Loan DetailsDoña Francisca is a member and coordinator of the communal bank Unidas por el Amor. She is 56 years old and a widow. She has 6 daughters and 2 sons. She sells groceries and lives in Rusio in the municipality of Juticalpa. She has had a grocery store for the last 16 years and as a result has been… More from Unidas Por El Amor Group's previous loan »
About FAMA:Honduras is one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere with approximately 59% of people living below the poverty line. Familia y Medio Ambiente OPDF (FAMA OPDF) is a Honduran non-profit with no religious or political affiliation. FAMA’s mission is to provide quality and opportune financial services so that men and women have equal opportunities to develop their micro or small businesses, whether they focus on agriculture, manufacturing or services. FAMA operates 13 branches throughout Honduras and serves over 12,500 clients.
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