Unión Estrella Group
Sra. Lola says that this is the first time she has worked with Pro Mujer after receiving an invitation at a promotional event. She currently has a business selling food and Bolivian tamales. Lola started her business ten years ago.
The loan she is receiving now will be used to increase her capital so that she can buy soft drinks, beer, and supplies for preparing her dishes. She acquires her supplies in bulk in the neighborhood of La Ceja and at El Puente Vela (a commercial area in the city of El Alto). Lola sells her dishes Monday through Saturday at the No. 692 Minibus Stop. By working in this manner, she is able to generate income to support her family as much as possible. Lola is married and has four children.
When asked what she likes about Pro Mujer, Lola said that she enjoys the continuing education seminars and the basic health services.
La señora Lola indica que es la primera vez que trabaja con Pro Mujer, ingresando por invitación de promoción. En la actualidad ella tiene un negocio de venta de comida y humintas, que inicio hace diez años.
El crédito que ahora sacará es para aumentar su capital (compra de refrescos, cerveza, insumos para la elaboración de las comidas), que consiguieran por mayor de la Ceja y el Puente Vela (lugar comercial de la ciudad de El Alto) y los venderá en la parada del minibús 692, de lunes a sábado. Esta forma de trabajo le permite generar recursos para apoyar en lo posible a su familia, pues ella es casada y tiene cuatro hijos.
Cuando se le consulta qué le gusta de Pro Mujer, ella responde que le gusta la capacitación continua y salud básica.
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