A loan of $1,175 helped a member purchase of clothes, fabric, karanday, drinks, meat, sausages, corn, bread, herbs, oil, sweets, vegetables, fruit, dairy products, etc.


Kuna Guapa Group's story

The present committee was started by Mrs. Angelina E. who gathered information on the program, invited and organized her friends to form part of the Committee of Women Entrepreneurs.

Miss Maria Leticia E. makes hats from karanday. She invested the money in the purchase of tools for her work and in this way be more comfortable and have greater output.

Mrs. Yoanda Beatriz O. does leatherwork. She invested the money in tools for her work, in order to achieve greater productivity.

Mrs. María Lys Martinez sells lingerie. She invested the money in the purchase of wholesale merchandise in order to be able to offer greater selection to her customers.

Mrs. Angelina E. has a small grocery store. She invested the money in the purchase of merchandise for her business.

Mrs. Mirtha Liliana A. is a seamstress. She invested her money in the purchase of tools for her work such as scissors, fabrics, threads, etc.

Mrs. Pastora P. has a cantina in a school in the neighborhood. She invested the money in the purchase of general merchandise to stock her business.

Mrs. Elva D. sells prepared food. She invested the money in the purchase of ingredients to make food and in this way be able to offer greater variety to her customers.

Mrs. María Cristina P. is a seamstress. She invested the money in the purchase of materials for her work, enabling her to increase her productivity.

Mrs. Cecilia B. sells prepared food. She invested the money in the purchase of ingredients for making the items she sells.

Mrs. Vicenta A. sells fruit. She invested the money in the wholesale purchase of fruit so that she can sell it and offer her customers greater variety.

Mrs. Eusebia C. is a dressmaker. She invested the money in the purchase of tools for her work, in order to achieve better efficiency and quality in her garments.

Mrs. Zunilda Elizabeth Rodríguez is an artisan who makes hats from karanday. She invested the money in the purchase of items for her work.

Mrs. Fabiana Centurión is a shop owner. She invested the money in the purchase of general merchandise to stock her business and provide greater selection to her customers.

Mrs. Marcelina R. sells clothing. She invested the money in the purchase of clothing, stocking up o merchandise and offering better selection to her customers.

Mrs. Sonia Giménez sells hardware. She invested the money in the purchase of general hardware to have a greater selection to offer her customers.

Mrs. Elena M. is an artisan who makes hats from karanday. She invested the money in the purchase of items for her work.

Mrs. Francisca O. sells charcoal. She invested the money in the purchase of charcoal in quantity, so that it can be sold for a good profit.

Mrs. Mirta González sells cleaning products. She invested the money in the purchase of ingredients to make her products.

Mrs. Elvia E. creates crafts and decorations for events. She invested the money in the purchase of items for her work.

In this group: Maria Leticia, Yolanda, Maria Lys *, Angelina*, Mirtha, Pastora, Elva , Maria Cristina, Cecilia , Vicenta, Eusebia, Zunilda , Fabiana, Marcelina, Sonia, Francisca, Mirtha, Elvia , Elena
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Michele Magrino



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