A loan of $4,925 helped a member invest in the purchase of cosmetics and perfumes.


El Porvenir Group's story

Evarista is 56 and married. She has a daughter, Maria Cristina, who is in her second year of high school. Her husband, Víctor, works as a monitor with city transportation. Evarista sells cosmetics and perfumes. She has had her business for 5 years and says that everything is going smoothly since she has experience with the business. She would like to start up another kind of business to be able to grow more. She will invest the loan in cosmetics and perfumes. Evarista is a hard worker, especially since her business helps cover the costs of her daughter’s education. She would like to prepare her daughter to have a professional career. Evarista belongs to the group “El Porvenir,” or "the future.” All 16 of the woman members are fighters who work hard to earn their daily bread. The other members are Genoveva, Leticia, Zenaida, Ernestina, Viridiana, Ángela, Eudoxia, Irma, Julia, Balbina, Adulfa, Ma Edith, Beatriz, Epifanía, and Elena. They all work in sales, including that of meat, fish, vegetables, perfumes, shoes, clothes, bread, etc.

In this group: Genoveva, Leticia, Zenaida, Ernestina, Viridiana, Angela, Eudoxia, Irma , Julia *, Balbina, Adulfa, Ma Edith, Beatriz *, Epifania, Elena , Evarista
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer


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