A loan of $5,275 helped a member to buy potatoes at wholesale prices.

Ama Chuma Group's story

The group "Ama Chuma" will start their second cycle with Pro Mujer, as part of the Focus Centre of Alto Lima, it is formed by nine members and directed by a board where Marleny is the President.

The businesses that they work on vary, amongst them are: crafts, shoe sales, vegetable sales, tailoring shorts and jackets, fabric crafts, making of aprons, hot dog and fries sales.

The loan that they will take out will benefit the micro-enterprises that Marleny is part of, she indicated that six months ago she joined Pro Mujer, she joined because a promoter from the institution invited her to her home. She currently has a food business selling hot dogs and fries, this business was started because of need, her job at a company had ended and she decided to become independent by implementing this business.

The loan will be used for working capital (to buy potatoes at wholesale) she will buy them, make them and sell later on. This working system allows her to generate income for her family, she is married and has five children.

When asked what she likes about Pro Mujer, she answers that she likes the training they get on health and credit topics.

Mery is not in the photograph as she was in a medical appointment at the time.

In this group: Marleny Pamela , Yanina, Erika Veronica, Patricia Laura , Aurelia , Estela , Mery *, Benita , Sehyla Arlena
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt

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