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Total loan: $2,375
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17 De Octubre Group


A loan of $2,375 helped a member to buy merchandise.


17 De Octubre Group's story

In one of the central offices of “Pro Mujer Panamericana”, the 11 members of the communal association "17 Octubre" met.

One of the members, and also the president, is Petronila A.. She is 49 years old and the administrator of a neighborhood store located within her home. She has owned this business for the past 15 years. The store has given her the income to cover the family expenses for her 3 children. Petronila requires the loan in order to acquire merchandise, specifically calling cards.

The women members of this group have a variety of businesses: selling fish, knitting mittens, repairing bicycles, sewing articles of clothing, knitting blankets, making bread, selling shoes and selling clothing. They need the loan in order to acquire merchandise or raw materials according to which business they have.

In this group: Petrona, Hermogena, Carmela*, Lizet Miriam, Damiana, Mery Dionicia, Freddy Ceferino, Silvia Eugenia, Maria, Adela, Juana
*not pictured

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: May 17, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Fundación Pro Mujer

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: May 17, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Fundación Pro Mujer