A loan of $4,950 helped a member to buy rice, noodles, oil.


Nueva Solidaridad Group's story

The lending group "New Solidarity" will begin their third cycle with Pro Mujer as part of the focal center Alto Lima. The group has nine members and a board of directors including the treasurer, Agustina. The members have various businesses such as: mechanic, neighborhood store, selling cheese, selling cell phones, selling food.

The loan will benefit small business owners like Agustina, who has been with Pro Mujer for three years, joining at the invitation of a promoter who went to visit her at home. Currently she has a business selling food. She learned by helping out in the kitchen at a restaurant and later decided to open her own space. The loan will be used to buy things like rice, noodles and oil in the wholesale stores in La Paz, and later to make the food she will sell. This work allows her to generate income to maintain her home as much as possible, since is married and has 6 children.

When asked what she likes about Pro Mujer, she says that she likes the loan and the health information that the institution offers.

In this group: Agustina , Mery Marisol, Marlene Eliana , Elide Jhissel, Ruth Elizabeth, Fabiola , Limber, Rosa Arminda , Maria Eugenia

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mary Berghaus


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