A loan of $6,300 helped a member to buy plastic kitchen containers to sell in bulk.


Banco Mujer En Progreso Group's story

Yesenia is the treasurer of Banco Mujer En Progreso (Women in Progress Bank). She is 32 years old and has three young children. She has been civilly married for more than seven years. Yesenia is a saleswoman with much experience. Over the years, she has been able to strengthen her business and increase her clients. She works selling plastic kitchen containers in bulk as well as individually in door-to-door sales.

This is Yesenia's fourth loan. She says that the loans from Fundación Mujer (Women's Foundation) have helped her to strengthen her business. Yesenia will invest this loan to purchase more of the plastic containers that are in higher demand. She plans to continue growing and selling her products in other communities. She aims to increase her profits, and thus improve her family's quality of life.

This group is composed of nine women who will invest in other businesses as well.

In this group: Anay, Yesenia , Ana , Zulay, Rosibel, Lilliam, Evelyn , Francisca, Sara
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Craven



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