The loan that they will take out will benefit small business owners with different trades, where Catalina is a member. She says that it has been 30 years since she joined Pro Mujer, joining on the invitation of a family member who is also a member. She currently has a business selling food, something she learned in her previous work as a domestic employee. After leaving that work, she decided to start her own business using her skills in the kitchen.
The loan she will take out is to replace tools (purchase cooking pots) that she will purchase in stores and will put to use in her business for cooking food. This work allows her to generate economic resources to support her family, since she is a widow and has five children.
When asked about what she likes about Pro Mujer, she replies that she likes the meetings and the medical office.
El crédito que sacaran beneficiara a pequeñas microempresarias con distintos rubros, donde la señora Catalina es parte integrante, ella indica que hace treinta años que integra Pro Mujer, ingresando por invitación de un familiar que es socia de la institución. En la actualidad ella tiene un negocio de venta de comida, que aprendió en su anterior trabajo de empleada doméstica, posterior a salir de este empleo decide realizar su propio negocio con la habilidad de la cocina.
El crédito que ahora sacará es para reposición de herramientas (Compra de ollas) que adquirirá de las tiendas y posteriormente lo implementará en su negocio para la producción de los alimentos. Esta forma de trabajo le permite generar recursos para apoyar económicamente a su familia, ya que ella es viuda y tiene cinco hijos.
Cuando se le consulta qué le gusta de Pro Mujer, ella responde que le gusta las reuniones y el consultorio médico.
This is a Group Loan
In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.
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