A loan of $2,850 helped a member increase capital and inventory.

Cumavi Group's story

Group: CUMAVI was founded on March 2, 2009, and was the initiative of a group of women who have small businesses and wish to continue. It is located in the Villa Union neighborhood in the Plan 3000 area. The group is in it's 2nd loan cycle, is comprised of 10 people. The president is Maruja Marcia M.. Treasurer: Maria Cristina F.. Secretary: Angela S. D.. In the group, there are women who sell sandals, sell food, work as seamstresses, sell cosmetics, pills, mocochinchi refreshments, operate a general store, or sell lingerie, all of which are activities that require loans soon. They are working with Emprender because they learned to save and to have responsibilities, respect, and at the same time, to share with their friends and neighbors every two weeks.

Maruja Marcia M. is the president of the group. She recently assumed the role of president for the group. She sells natural medicinal products and also works as a primary school teacher. She takes care of her children, is a very kind and dynamic person, and she is also a very accomplished and responsible group member, and she will not disappoint Emprender with this opportunity. She is one of the leaders of the group and ensures that all the women make their repayments. She supports her household with her income

Maria Cristina F. is the new treasurer for the group. She sells cosmetics (Avon, Yanbaly Esika). She has been in this sector for 2 years. She also does housework. She is very responsible within the group and she will not disappoint Emprender with this great opportunity. She supports her family with her income, and she is considered to be very responsible and accomplished in the group and she is one of the founders.

Angela S. D. is the secretary of the group. She sells clothes and has three years of experience in this sector. She works every day of the week, for 8 hours per day. The majority of her work consists of attending to the people who visit her shop in the markets in the different neighborhoods of Plan 3000. She is one of the founders of the group.

In this group: Maria Cristina, Dirce, Nelly, Elizabeth, Victoria, Magdalena , Angela, Maruja Macaia, Juan Eduardo, Julia
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Michelle Harrison

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