Sebastiana became a member of the Pro Mujer association about a year and a half ago. She was invited to join by the institution’s promoters. She presently makes a living selling plastic materials, a business that she has had for some time.
She plans to utilize the support from this loan to purchase additional materials for her business, which she will buy in the markets in La Paz, and then resell in the communities in her area. This work helps her to support her family. She is single and has eight children.
When asked what she likes about Pro Mujer, Sebastiana commented that she likes the savings, as well as their work in health and patient payments.
La señora Sebastiana, indica que hace año y medio que integra una asociación comunal en Pro Mujer, ingresando por invitación de promotores de la institución. En la actualidad ella tiene un negocio de venta de material de plástico que viene trabajando hace años.
El crédito que ahora sacará es para la aumentar su capital (compra de materiales de plástico) mismo que comprará de las ferias paceñas y posteriormente lo comercializará en las comunidades de la las comunidades del departamento de La Paz. Este negocio le ayuda a apoyar a su familia pues ella es soltera y tiene ocho hijos.
Cuando se le consulta qué le gusta de Pro Mujer, ella responde que le gusta los ahorros, el área de salud y los pagos pacientes.
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