A loan of $1,925 helped a member working capital.

Mujeres De Pachawacan Group's story

Eufemia Gumercinda I. T. is a person who devotes herself to raising animals. Through this work she has prevailed. She has been able to support her family and cover the household expenses. That is why she had the idea of forming a group of women so that they could also do well.

This group is comprised of 11 members. The women devote themselves to different activities like raising animals, selling fruits and vegetables, and selling daily consumption items. The members of the “Mujeres de Pachawacan” (Women of Pachawacan) Communal Bank are from the Pachawacan parish, Santa Ana neighborhood, Momostenango. The group is comprised of women.

They decided to request a loan from ASDIR to be able to increase their working capital and improve their living conditions and those of their families. They want to improve their sales and their income.

In this group: Eufemia Gumercinda, Margarita, Carmelina, Juana, María, María, Agustina, Juliana, Juliana, Aura Marina, Florencia Zacarías

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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