A loan of $3,550 helped a member buy candy.

Rosas Lindas Group's story

The A.C. “Beautiful Roses” will begin their first loan cycle with Pro Mujer, as a part of the Centro Focal of Juan Pablo. The communal bank is made up of eight members, they have a managing board and the head is Mrs. Maribel. The businesses that the members have are all different and include the sales of: candy and toys, furniture, shoes, food, sport attire, cell phones, MP3s and MP4s, and tennis shoes.

Mrs. Maribel has been a part of the communal bank for some seven years and at present has a business selling candy. She has worked on her business for several years and learned her trade from a friend. The loan will be used to increase her merchandize (buy candy) the products will be bought at city markets of El Alto and will be later sold in her stall. This works allows Mrs. Maribel to support her family since she is divorced and has two children.

When asked what likes most of Pro Mujer, Mrs. Maribel says she enjoys the savings.

In this group: Maribel, Carmen Rosa , Sonia Cristina, Angela , Lilianan Isabel, Amalia , Elena Alicia, Carla

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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