A loan helped a member to buy Bingo cards for sale, fabrics for dressmaking, work tools and merchandise such as fruit, flour, pasta, eggs, rice, sugar, clothing and household utensils.


Mujeres Victoriosas Group's story

This group is comprised of 18 enterprising women who are in their 10th loan cycle. Each one of these members has a different profile because each one has a unique independent business that is explained as follows:

Maria E. V.: merchandise sales
Elida V.: foodstuff sales
Maria F. Meaurio: notions sales
Maria i. Mareno: coal sales
Maria Perez: clothing sales
Isabel L.: fruit sales
Fermina A.: the sale of empanadas
Teresa T.: clothing sales
Ancia Teresa L.: silverware sales
Johana G.: clothing sales
Maria Natalia T.: Tele Bingo sales
Angela Lucia O.: dressmaker/designer
Mariza M.: lingerie sales
Maria Liz M.: cosmetics sales
Yolanda A.: food sales
Ester A..Venta: fruit sales
Luciana G.: clothing sales
Sandra M.: beauty parlor

It is worth mentioning the specific case of Señora Angela Lucia O.. Angela is 38 years old and has one child who she leaves with a neighbor since her mother, Doña Angela, works outside of the house. In addition to her business selling in the street, during the weekends she makes clothing for infants and bed sheets and sells them in the housing settlements. Her dream is to have her own house; currently she has a meager cottage that is built with planks of wood. With the help of the Foundation she would like to renovate her small cottage.

In this group: Maria Elena, Elida, Maria F., Maria, Maria, Isabel, Fermina, Teresa, Ancia Teresa, Johana, Maria Natalia, Angelica Lucia, Mariza, Maria Liz, Yolanda, Ester, Luciana, Sandra

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar.



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