A loan of $1,800 helped a member to buy a cleaning franchise for making cleaning products.


12 De Diciembre Group's story

The Committee of Women named “12 de Diciembre” (December 12th) is in the city of Santaní. The members are in their second loan cycle and are working so that they can continue to grow. These women are the heads of their families and they want to help them. In order to do this, they are giving their best so their families do not feel deprived. This committee is a unified and capable group that has developed in activities that strengthen their financial standing in their homes and as a group.

Sra. Benjamina is one of the members. She sells cleaning products that she prepares weekly in the central part of the city. Benjamina also sells farm products that are grown by her husband. Both business activities enable her to move forward and help her family get ahead.

Benjamina is requesting a loan in order to buy a cleaning franchise so that she can have the resources that she needs to make cleaning products. As a result, she will be able to continue working.

In this group: Benjamina, Sandra, Susana, Carmen, Mirian, Lorenza, Candida, Maria, Teresa, Ana*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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