A loan of $4,325 helped a member to buy flour and milk.

Rubi Group's story

The “RUBI” community association is in its sixteenth cycle with Pro Mujer as part of the Collpani center. The group is made up of eight members and directed by a board of directors where Maria serves as the president. The businesses that the other members have a number of small businesses including: tucumana sales, bed sales, cake sales, food sales, sweater knitting, neighborhood store, and snack sales.

The money from this loan will benefit their small businesses and Cecilia, a member of the group who is her third cycle with Pro Mujer, joined on the invitation of a friend who is also a member. She has two pastry businesses. She learned this at a trade school.

She will use the money from this loan to buy flour and milk from distributors in El Alto. She will later make and sell her products out of her home. This type of work will allow her to generate income to help support her household. She is married and has three children.

When asked what she likes about Pro Mujer, she says that she likes the training in health and credit and being with her fellow members.

In this group: Maria Martha, Yanett, Corina, Cinthya Zoraida, Maxima, Celestina, Alejandra, Leslie Maria

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes

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