A loan of $3,425 helped a member to buy clothing, drinks, meat, , bebidas, carnes, sausages, bread, yerba, cooking oil, sweets, vegetables, fruit, candy, dairy products, notions, scissors, cleaning products, etc.


San Pablo Group's story

The contact for the initiation of this group was Mrs.Gladys M. who, upon learning of the program, organized and invited friends and neighbors to join the "Committee of Enterprising Women" group. Gladis M. sells food, and invested the money in the purchase of supplies for the production of food, managing in this way to offer a greater variety of menu items to her customers.

Hilaria R. has a store. She invested the money in the purchase of general merchandise (sugar, yerba, dairy products, flour, drinks, etc.) so that she can offer a good variety of merchandise to her customers.

Cristina O. sells fruits and vegetables; she invested the money in the purchase of fruit and vegetables in general, obtaining a good variety of fruit and vegetables for her customers.

Bernardsa Alfonzo has a store, She invested the money in the purchase of general merchandise (sugar, yerba, dairy products, flour, drinks, etc.) so that she can offer a good variety of merchandise to her customers.

Leonisia S. sells food. She invested the money in the purchase of ingredients to use in the production of food, managing in this way to offer a greater quantity of menu items to her customers.

Alicia R. sells clothing. She invested the money in the purchase of clothing in general, managing in this way to offer a greater variety of clothing to her customers.

Basilicia Trocho is a seamstress. She invested the money in the purchase of items for her work (fabric, thread, glue), managing in this way to offer an increased variety of garments for her customers.

Eusebia M. has a store; she invested the money in the purchase of general merchandise, managing thereby to supply her store with merchandise and offer a good variety of products to her customers.

Silvia D. and Estelvina Galeano sell fruit; they invested the money in the purchase of fruit in general, obtaining a good variety of fruit that they can offer their customers.

Magdalena A. sells fruits and vegetables; she invested the money in the purchase of fruit and vegetables in general (at wholesale), obtaining in this way a supply of merchandise that will meet the demand of her customers.

Lilian C. sells clothing. She invested the money in the purchase of clothing in general, managing in this way to offer a greater variety of clothing to her customers.

Isabel R. is a seamstress. She invested the money in the purchase of items for her work (fabric, thread, accessories), in this way managing to offer an increased variety of garments for her customers.

Carla O. sells food and drinks. She invested the money in the purchase of ingredients to use in the production of food and drinks, managing in this way to offer a greater quantity of menu items and cold drinks to her customers.

Brigida A. is a seamstress. She invested the money in the purchase of items for her work (scissors, fabric, thread, accessories), in this way managing to offer an increased variety of garments for her customers.

Narcisa C. sells food. She invested the money in the purchase of ingredients to use in the production of food, managing in this way to offer a greater quantity of menu items to her customers.

In this group: Gladis , Hilaria , Cristina , Bernarda , Leonsia , Alicia , Basilia , Eusebia , Silvia , Estelvina , Magdalena , Lilian , Isabel , Carla , Brigida , Narcisa*
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Lisa Grobar



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