A loan of $2,325 helped a member purchasing clothing, silverware, cosmetic and haircare items, items for food preparation (eggs, bread, vegetables, fruit, etc.); beverages.


Las Risueñas Group's story

The present committee was started by Marta E., who invited and organized her friends to become a part of the Comité de Mujeres Emprendedoras program.

Marta E. sells silverware. She invests her money by purchasing more products so she can offer a wider variety to her clients.

Carmen E. sells cosmetics. She purchases products wholesale so that she can obtain higher earnings and offer a wide variety of products.

Mercedes E. Macen sells groceries. She also buys and sells supplies for food preparation to increase the quality of her customer care.

Ramona E. sells clothing. She invests her money by purchasing additional products so she can offer a wider variety to her clients.

Zully E. sells cosmetics. She invests her money by purchasing additional products so she can offer a wider variety to her clients.

Estelvina A. sells drinks. She invests her money by purchasing additional products so she can offer a wider variety to her clients.

Patricia O. sells clothing. She purchases different types of clothing so she can attract a wider clientele.

Flavia A. owns a cantina. She purchases necessary items for her business and fashionable merchandise so that she can offer her clients more variety.

Luciana L. sells groceries. She also purchases and sells other ingredients needed to prepare food so she can offer her clients variety and increase her income.

Cynthia G. sells clothing. She invests her money by purchasing general assortments of clothings so she can have more variety for her clients.

Vielva A. sells groceries. She purchases and sells ingredients needed to prepare food so she can offer quality and variety to her clients.

Dora S. owns a copiten. She invests her money by purchasing additional merchandise to stock her business and offer more variety to her clients.

Rocio Fernanadez sells jewelry. She invests her money by purchasing additional articles so that she can offer her clients variety.

Nanci M. sells clothing. She invests her money by purchasing general assortments of clothings so she can have more variety for her clients.

Mirian A. is a hairdresser and masseuse. She invests her money by purchasing necessary items for her work so she can offer her clients comfort and good service.

Daisy Y. sells beverages. She invests her money by purchasing a variety of beverages so she can stock her business and offer more variety to her clients.

Cynthia E. is a seamstress. She invests her money by purchasing necessary items for her work so she can increase her production.

In this group: Marta , Carmen, Mercedes, Ramona, Zully, Estelvibna, Patricia, Flavia*, Luciana, Cynthia , Vielva , Dora, Rocio , Nanci , Mirian *, Daidy , Cynthia
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Priya Bapat



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