A loan of $2,050 helped a member to purchase potatoes and vegetables to stock her stand.

Mujeres Rumbo Al Progreso Group's story

Antonia is a member of the Mujeres Rumbo al Progreso (Women on the Way to Progress) Communal Bank.

Antonia is 49 years old. She lives with her life partner and she has 6 children. She currently lives with all her family and together with her husband they strife to provide for their household. Antonia owns a stall in the market of her area where she sells vegetables, an activity she has been engages in for many years, selling every kind of tubers, vegetables and fresh greeneries. Through her job she has been able to help paying for the education of her children and to improve her house. Her husband and herself mutually help each other out, wanting to offer the best to their children. Thanks to the loans she has succeeded in progressing and in making improvements to her vegetable stall. In this occasion she is requesting a loan to supply her stall with products buy buying them at wholesale prices in order to stock up her activity. In the future she plans on buying another stall in the market to work there together with her husband.
Antonia is grateful for the support received by the lenders, as thanks to them both herself and her group can succeeded in improving.

*In the picture Antonia is wearing an orange shirt and a blue jacket.

In this group: Maria Antolina , Estela Guadalupe , Celestina , Juliana Miguelina , Olinda Geronima *, Rogelia , Nolasco , Antonia Luz , Juan David
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emanuela Villa

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