A loan of $3,425 helped a member to buy shoes.

Proyección Group's story

The Proyección” (Projection) communal bank will start the first cycle in Pro Mujer as part of the Collpani Focal Center. It has 8 members led by a governing board presided over by Basilia. The members of the communal bank carry out a variety of businesses among which are: neighborhood store, shoe sales, cap sales, grocery sales, pastries, groceries and CD sales.

The loan they’ll take out will benefit small micro businesswomen like Basilia. She indicates that she joined Pro Mujer two years go having joined thanks to an invitation from a girlfriend who is a member of the institution. She currently has a business selling shoes that she started a year ago on the recommendation of her girlfriends.

The loan she’ll take out now is to increase capital. She will buy shoes from suppliers and then resell them on order. This way of working allows her to generate family resources since she’s married and has children. When asked what she likes about Pro Mujer, she answers that she likes the health services.

In this group: Basilia, Sarah, Rosa Maria, Concepción Norah, Santusa , Neyza, Rosmery , Sonia

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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