A loan of $2,875 helped a member to buy foodstuffs.

Grupo Joyitas Group's story

The “Joyitas” (Little Jewels) group will start its first cycle in Pro Mujer as part of the Patacamaya Focal Center. It has ten members led by a governing board headed by Lendaura. The members of this communal bank carry out a variety of businesses among which we have: vegetables sales, meat sales, clothes sales, livestock sales, assorted merchandise sales and neighborhood store.

Lendaura indicates that this is the first time she’s joined Pro Mujer having joined thanks to an invitation from a promoter. She currently has a neighborhood store that she learned from her mother.

The loan she’ll take out now is to increase capital. She will buy foodstuffs in the street markets in El Alto and Viacha for subsequent resale in sales space. This way of working allows her to generate income to support her family however possible because she’s single and has two children.

When asked what she likes about Pro Mujer, she answers that she likes the health training, the loans and the quickness of the loans.

In this group: Lendaura Gladys , Lorenza , Eusebia , Flora , Ninfa , Romelia, Rivero , Andrea, Justina, Lucia Otilia

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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