A loan of $5,425 helped a member to purchase meat.

Mariscal Sucre Group's story

The A.C. " Marshall Sucre” will initiate the fourth cycle in “Pro Mujer” (For women), as part of the “Centro Focal de Panamericana”. It is comprised of 9 members and is governed by a board of directors of which Maria is the president. The members of the community bank work in are diverse areas such as sale of cleaning products, sale of ice cream, fabric for sweaters, hardware stores, sale of scarves, sale of cosmetics, sale of sweaters and sale of food.

The loan that they requested will benefit small business where Maria is a member. She said that two years ago when she became a member of “Pro Mujer” her sister-in-law that is a member of the group invited her. Currently, she has a business in her neighborhood. It is important to know that this business started several years ago from her own initiative.

The loan that is he requesting is for the increase of capital and purchase of meat purchased from the communal fairs and later commercialize it in her sales space. This form of work allows her to generate income needed to maintain the household since she is married with 7 children.

When she is asked what she likes about “Pro Mujer” she responds, “that she likes the trainings in health and credit.

In this group: Maria, Sara Rebeca , Lourdes , Zulma , Lidia, Lorenza , Lizath Dolly , Rosa , Jovita
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Alana Abbitt-McGregor

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