A loan of $4,000 helped a member to purchase products such lipsticks, black pencils, foundations, eyeshadows, etc.


Mujeres Luchadoras Group's story

“Mujeres Luchadoras” Communal Bank is in its fifth loan cycle. It has 18 members all women who are very close-knit and, as their name states well, who fight to achieve their objectives through mutual support. Sra. Mercedes sells cosmetics such as lipstick, mascara, eyeshadow, foundation, etc. With the sale of these products, she helps her family financially and contributes, through her work, her small grain of sand and in this way moves forward. She both grows as a person and realizes her potential in the working world. She will use the loan to purchase supplies such as: black pencils, mascaras, foundation, eyeshadows, lip glosses, lipsticks, etc.

In this group: Mercedes, Lilian, Heliodora, Delfina, Luz , Maria, Maria, Liliana , Angelica , Olga , Ruth , Nancy , Celsa , Maria Basilia , Magdalena , Virginia , Zulma *, Janette *
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Diane Chaney



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