A loan of $2,325 helped a member purchase a variety of candy.


Claveles Group's story

The Communal Association “Claveles” (Carnations) is a new group consisting of nine members, eight women and one man. The group is headed by Sra. María Luisa who serves as President.


Sra. María Luisa is 59 years old, married, and manages a candy kiosk. She has looked after this business for the past ten years in order to earn a living. Regarding her tenure with Pro Mujer, she has already participated in three loan cycles with her group.


The Communal Association “Claveles” consists of members who have their own businesses which include selling cards, gift wrapping paper, and toys; selling sweaters; selling candy and other treats; selling sporting goods, selling auto parts; selling clothing; managing a cafeteria; manufacturing jackets; and weaving blankets made of vicuña wool.

In this group: Maria Luisa, Juana Blanca, Martha, Maria Elena, Claudia Esperanza, Nicolasa Nelly, German Freddy, Virginia Maria, Bertha

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica


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