A loan of $3,200 helped a member to buy clothing, footwear and cosmetics.


Mujeres Trabajadoras Group's story

The Mujeres Trabajadores [Hard-working Women] group is in its second loan cycle with the women's communal bank programme, where everyone works and helps each other to get ahead.

Marina is the treasurer of the group, she has a small haberdashery where she sells all kinds of items, like footwear, garments, and general items.

She is applying for this loan to buy clothing, footwear and cosmetics. It will help her to firm up her business plan, which will help her increase her income.

She and her fellow members are really grateful for the opportunity they are receiving, because it will help them a lot.

In this group: Rosa, Jorgelina, Marina, Rosalina, Maria, Francisca, Mariela, María, Andrea, Sebastiana, Fidencia, Adelina, María, Angelina, Luisa, Antonia, Lucia

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Amy Gulvin



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