A loan of $2,925 helped a member to stock up on vegetables.


Mujeres Emprendedoras Group's story

This groups is called “Las Emprendedoras” (The Lady Entrepreneurs) and is located in the city of Itá, thanks to the fact that the director, Epifania, who contacted the advisor from “Comité de Mujeres Emprendedoras” (Committee of Entrepreneurial Women) at a weekly meeting, about the program. She was able to get 16 women who work comfortably together. They’re already in their second cycle in the program.

Epifania tells us that she sells vegetables in large quantity. Thanks to this work, she’s been able to help her family and provide them with a dignified life, free from deprivations like the ones she had to deal with. One of her goals is to have her own shop from where she can sell her products.

She is asking for this loan to buy tomatoes, jocotes, onions and other types of vegetables to stock up.

In this group: Epifania, Esmilce, Clara , Irene , Margarita , Norma , Norma , Carmen , Valentina , Andresa , Nancy , Juana , Maria , Benicia , Mirian , Estela , Maria , Gabriela , Lurdes *
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes



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