A loan of $2,350 helped a member to buy fabric.


Las Vecinas De Humachua Group's story

The “Las Vecinas de Humachua” communal bank will start its first cycle in Pro Mujer as part of the Villa Adela Focal Center. It has 10 members led by a governing board presided by Teodora. The communal bank members have a variety of business among which are found: grocery sales, sewing, fruit sales, vegetables sales, beer sales, neighborhood store and crafts.

The loan they’ll take out will benefit small micro businesswomen one of which is Teodora. She indicates that this is the first time she’s been part of Pro Mujer having been invited to join by one of the institution’s promoters who visited her at home. She currently has a business sewing shirts and blankets. She relates that she learned this business from her parents years ago and decided to set up her own workshop.

The loan she’ll take out is to increase capital. She’ll buy fabric in wholesale stores and sell what she makes in her sales stand. This way of working allows her to generate income to support her home the best way possible since she’s single and has three children. When asked what she likes about Pro Mujer, she answers that she likes the health service.

In this group: Teodora, Judith, Marina, Natalia, Jhoanna, Felipa Josefina, Rebeca , Maria Luisa, Esperanza, Francisca
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz


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