A loan of $6,125 helped a member to buy clothing, items for the home and other merchandise to sell.

Mujeres En Progreso Group's story

The groupd called Mujeres Unidas al Progreso is in its twelfth cycle of the Comité de Mujeres program. They are all committed to working and helping each other get ahead. They have a survey project to eliminate poverty. Three of the 19 women are under the poverty line, that is, they have very low incomes. They have made a commitment to work hard to be able to get ahead.

One of the members is Lucina. In the survey she showed a level of poverty of level one, with very low income. She works as a street vendor of all types of products, such as clothing, items for the home and more. She wants to improve her life and her income over time to keep helping her family.

She is asking for this loan to be able to invest it in buying all types of clothing as well as items for the home and other merchandise.

In this group: Mirna, Deolinda, Graciela, Flora, Nicolasa, Ramona, Felicita, Angelica, Valentina, Cipriana, Dolly, Casilda, Graciela, Felicita, Lucina, Arminda, Dionicia, Marta, Nathalia*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue

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