A loan of $1,125 helped a member working capital.


Cooperativa Group's story

Manuela Q. is a member of both the Asociacion Comunal Cooperative and the Centro Focal Panamericana. She is a resident of the city of El Alto. She says that she joined Pro Mujer after being invited by a neighbor. She operates a neighborhood store where she sells products such as bread, milk, sugar, candy, cookies, jams, rice, pasta and so on. She needs the loan to buy merchandise to stock her store. Other members of this association operate a range of businesses: weaving blankets, selling fruit, making and selling traditional craft products, etc. All of the members need funds to buy merchandise, supplies and basic materials, each according to the kind of business they own.

In this group: Manuela, Andrea, Jacinta, Martina, Elizabet, Susana, Virginia Francisca, Arminda, Aurora
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jere Wiseman


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