A loan of $1,525 helped a member to buy merchandise (plastic products, charcoal and gas).


Mujeres Emprendedoras Group's story

Cristina is 41 years old, lives with her common-law husband, and has three children. She is currently a member of the 'Mujeres Emprendedoras' (Entrepreneurial Women) community bank which has five members who work in different commercial activities. Cristina has been selling plastic products, gas and charcoal for ten years. She works in her district market. She started out in this line of work because her husband's salary wasn't enough to support their three children and so she set up a business selling plastic products. Over time, she gathered together some capital and bought charcoal and gas to sell. Cristina and her husband both worked very hard. They now have loyal customers and their business continues to grow. Thanks to her effort and commitment, Cristina has managed to improve their financial income. She has gradually been buying things for their home, their children have a private education and, above all, her family enjoys a better quality of life. With the aim of continuing to grow her business, she has requested a new loan to buy plastic products, charcoal and gas. We know that Cristina will achieve her goals with a lot of work and effort, and the loans from Edaprospo will help her.

In this group: Cristina, Luzmila, Barbara Elizabeth, Presentacion, Nora Dina
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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