A loan of $2,400 helped a member purchase vegetables.

Estrellas Group's story

The Estrellas Group will start its 14th loan cycle with Pro Mujer, as part of the central hub of Panamericana. The group is comprised of eight members: one man and seven women. The Estrellas Group has a board of directors; the president is Ms. Juana, the treasurer is Ms. Adela, and the secretary is Ms. Olimpia. The group members partake in several types of businesses: clothing sales, general store, potato sales, jacket sales, menswear (suits), minibus driver, vegetable sales, hardware sales, and potato and freeze-dried potato sales.

Ms. Juana, president of the microfinance group, indicates that she has been a part of the Estrellas Group for 3 years. She is a 40-year-old married mother of five. She currently sells vegetables for a living in the 16 de Julio Market, and in the Ex-tranca Market. For now, she works alone.

This loan will be used to purchase merchandise.

When asked what she likes about Pro Mujer, she stated that she likes the loans.

In this group: Juana, Adela, Walter Francisco, Olimpia Isidora, Modesta, Basilia, Manuela, Ana María

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Elizabeth Casian

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