A loan of $1,850 helped a member to buy seeds and fertilizer.

Rosales Group's story

The 'Rosales' community bank are about to begin their second loan cycle with Pro Mujer, as part of the Villa Tejada regional office. The group has eight members and is run by a board of directors of which Teresa a key member. The businesses that the women are engaged in are varied and include: raising animals, growing vegetables, selling meat and running a neighborhood store.

Teresa says that she has been working with Pro Mujer for five months, having joined the institution through an invitation from a loan officer. She has a business producing vegetables which she has worked in for years. She learned this business from her parents.

Teresa is requesting this loan to increase her capital. She will buy seeds and fertilizer in La Paz and then, after she has grown her crops, she will sell them from her sales stall. This work allows her to make income with which to support her family. Teresa lives with her common-law husband and has two children.

When we asked her what she likes about Pro Mujer, Teresa replied that she likes the health services.

In this group: Pastora Justina, Victoria , Claudina Rita , Silvia, Viviana, Teresa Jesusa , Berrtha, Patricia

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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