Las Leonas Group
Gregoria indicates that she has been a member of Pro Mujer for eight years, entering by invitation from a promoter of the institution. Currently she has a business selling blankets. She says that she began this business by first learning the weaving trade from her mother and then starting up the business.
The loan that she is now receiving is to expand her merchandise (buying wool), which she will get from the stores in the city of El Alto and then will sell in her place of sale. This form of work allows her to generate resources to support her family as she can, as she is married and has five children.
When asked what she likes about Pro Mujer, she responded that she likes the health aspect.
La señora Gregoria, indica que hace ocho años que integra Pro Mujer, ingresando por invitación de una promotora de la institución. En la actualidad ella tiene un negocio de venta de mantas, ella cuenta que inicio este negocio aprendiendo la técnica de tejido de su madre y posteriormente ella inicio su negocio.
El crédito que ahora sacará es para la ampliación de su mercadería (compra de lana) mismo que adquirirá de los almacenes de la ciudad de El Alto, posteriormente lo venderá en su espacio de venta. Esta forma de trabajo le permite generar recursos para apoyar en lo posible a su familia, pues ella es casada y tiene cinco hijos.
Cuando se le consulta que le gusta de Pro Mujer, ella responde que le gusta el área de salud.
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