The loan they are requesting will benefit women, such as Lucia, who own small businesses. She states that she has been a member of Pro Mujer for eight years and joined at the invitation of one of the organization’s promoters that visited her in her home. Currently, she has a sewing workshop. She relates that her husband acquired experience in other workshops and this is how she learned the business.
The loan she is taking out now is for the purpose of increasing capital to purchase fabric that she will acquire wholesale from stores, and subsequently, market in her retail space. This type of work allows her to generate income for her household in the best possible way as she is married and has four children. When she was asked what she likes about Pro Mujer, she responded that she enjoyed the savings.
El crédito que sacaran beneficiara a pequeñas microempresarias donde la señora Lucia es integrante, ella indica que hace ocho años que integra Pro Mujer, ingresando por la invitación de una promotora de la institución que la visito en su casa. En la actualidad ella tiene un negocio de taller de costura; da a conocer que este negocio lo emprendió por la experiencia que adquirió su esposo en otros talleres.
El crédito que ahora sacará es para el aumento de capital (compra tela) que adquirirá de las tiendas, por mayor, y posteriormente lo comercializará en su espacio de venta. Esta forma de trabajo le permite generar recursos para mantener en lo posible a su hogar pues ella es casada y tiene cuatro hijos.
Cuando se le consulta qué le gusta de Pro Mujer, ella responde que le gusta los ahorros.
This is a Group Loan
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