A loan of $5,250 helped a member to buy clothing.

Grupo Joyitas Group's story

The group “GRUPO JOYITAS” will begin their 2nd cycle with Pro Mujer, as part of the Focus Center of Patacamaya, it's formed by 10 members and lead by a board of directors where Andrea is the president. The businesses that the members of the community association work on are varied, such as: sheep sales, convenience store, meat sales, clothing sales, cheese sales, chuño (freeze-dried potato) sales, vegetable sales.

The loan will benefit the micro-entrepreneurs' group that Andrea is part of, this is the first year she participates with Pro Mujer, she joined through an invitation from a friend that wanted to form a group. She currently has a clothing sales business, she started many years ago on her own. The loan requested is to increase working capital and buy clothes that she will get at the city of La Paz and will later on sell at the community fairs. This system allows her to generate income to support her family as much as she can, she is married and has 8 children.

When asked what she likes of Pro Mujer, she indicates the training sessions related to money and health.

In this group: Andrea, Lorenza , Eusebia , Flora, Ninfa , Irma Nilda , Lendaura Gladys, Justina , Martha Elena , Lucia Otilia

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt

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