A loan of $1,825 helped a member purchase of merchandise such as vegetables, fruits, candies, coal and clothing.


Mujeres Emprendedoras Group's story

The group "Mujeres Emprendedoras" is from the city of Limpio. This group was formed with the help of a woman that assited group forming meetings in the city of Limpio. The group had four meetings before requesting the loan where all interested members looked into the program "Comite the Mujeres Emprendedoras." In these meetings, the women shared their experiences with their businesses. The first meetings were attended by 17 women, 16 of whom agreed with the responsibilites of the group. They are currently in their ninth cycle of the program and have 17 members.

The loan will be used by the various members to purchase tools for their work or to purchase merchandise or prime materials to make the products which will eventually be sold. The majority of the members of the group dedicate themselves to their independent work such as: sale of food, clothing, sliver jewelry, fruits and groceries.

Their specific businesses are the following:

1- Lilian Noelia O. L. - Sale of groceries
2-Raquel A. A. - Sale of clothing
3-Teresa P. Rodriguez - Sale of clothing (not in this picture)
4-Maria Lourdes C. Duarte - Sale of drinks
5-Jessy Evelin O. L. - Sale of coal
6-Ceferina Fernadez V. - Sale of clothing
7-Maria V. Alfonso - Sale of hardware
8-Delia Mercedes R. de A. - Kiosk
9-Albina T. Isasi - Sales (not in this picture)
10-Petrona Noemi B. de Paredes - Sale of vegetables
11- Nelba Antonia G. T. - Sale of hardware
12-Cintia Carolina A. - Sale of clothing
13-Valentina F. de A. - Sale of candies
14-Carolina Beatriz R. Diaz - Sales
15-Eloiza A. V. - Sale of clothing
16-Norma Liliana G. Nuñez - Sale of clothing
17- Nidia Esmilce L. - Sale of food

In this group: Lilian, Raquel, Teresa*, Maria, Jessy, Ceferina, Maria, Delia, Albina*, Petrona, Nelba, Cintia, Valentina, Carolina, Elisa, Norma, Nidia
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Cindy Manzo



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