A loan of $1,700 helped a member to buy wool.

Buena Semilla Group's story

The communal bank "BUENA SEMILLA" will start its first loan cycle with Pro Mujer, through the Los Andes regional office. The group has eight members and is directed by a board headed by Rosmery. The members of the communal bank run a variety of businesses, between them they have: food sales, carpet sales, appliance sales and vegetable sales.

Rosemery has been working with Pro Mujer for two years and she joined the institution on her aunt's invitation. At the moment she has a knitting business, which she has been working in for years, learning the trade from her friend.

The loan she is requesting is to increase her capital (in buying wool) which she will buy in 16 de julio [a commercial neighborhood in La Paz] and then sell it on special order. This type of work helps her to earn resources to support her family, as she is a single mother with one child.

When asked what she likes about Pro Mujer, she responds that she likes the savings.

In this group: Rosmery , Paulina , Josefa , Nancy , Elizabeth , Gladys

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sara Godwin

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