A loan of $2,050 helped a member expand her tortilla stall and animal-raising business.


Mujeres Progresistas Group's story

Antonia is 48 years old and married with seven children, two currently in primary school. Her husband works as a merchant. Antonia never went to school, but she has worked hard to start and run her tortilla stall and animal-raising business. She started these businesses six years ago with personal savings and the help of one of her daughters.

Antonia is requesting a loan as part of the ¨Mujeres Progresistas Group¨ (Progressive Women´s Group) to grow these businesses in order to serve more clients. Her goal is to run and manage several stalls throught her area.

Other members of the Progressive Women´s Group are working in the following fields: consumer goods, footwear and various clothing manufacturing and sales. This is the group´s first loan through Asociacion ASDIR.

In this group: Antonia, Monica Maribel, Angelina Petronila, Maura Patricia, Francisca Jacoba, Flacida, Felisa Sontay, Maria Verlinda, Olga Veronica, Adela Catarina



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