Total loan: $3,525

Nuevo Amanecer Group

El Alto, La Paz Department, Bolivia / Clothing

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A loan helped to purchase clothing in bulk.

Nuevo Amanecer Group's story

The "Nuevo Amanecer" group will begin its second loan cycle with Pro Mujer, as part of the Centro Focal de Senkata, and is comprised of eight members and is directed by an board of officers, of which Lidia is the president. The businesses that the group's members carry out are varied and include selling socks, selling plastic items, a glassware store, selling shoes, selling shirts, selling CDs, and transportation services. The loan that they take out ill benefit the small microenterprises of which Lidia is a member. She said that this is the first time that she joined Pro Mujer, joining at the invitation of a friend who is a client of the institution. At the moment she has a business selling clothing, she states that she began the business a number of years ago, upon observing the wide range of businesses and the different types of products that one could sell in the market. The loan she now takes out is to augment her capital (purchase clothing in bulk) that she will get at the festivals in the city of La Paz and then she will sell it in her sales space. This type of work permits her to earn resources to support her family since she is single and has 2 children. When asked what she likes about Pro Mujer, she responds that she likes the health area the the institution offers.