A loan of $4,950 helped a member to buy fabrics.

6 De Agosto Group's story

The “6 DE AGOSTO” will begin its second cycle with Pro Mujer as part of the Villa Exaltación center. It’s made up of eight members and directed by a board of directors, where Rocio servers as Secretary. The members’ businesses include party favors sales, platform making, food sales, sweater knitting, chicken sales, a bookstore, snack sales, and transportation services.

This loan will help their small businesses, including Roció’s. She has been with Pro Mujer for three years, having joined on a friend’s invitation. She has a fabric sales business and says that she started this business with a little bit of capital on her parents’ recommendation.

She will use the money from this loan as working capital to buy fabric in quantity from foreign shops and the sell it in her store. This work will allow her to generate income with which to support her family. She is married and has five children. When asked what she likes abut Pro Mujer, she says that she likes the health care that the institution provides.

One of the members is not shown in the image because she was at a medical appointment.

In this group: Cecilia, Jeanneth, Celestina, Irma Ana*, Nely, Bertha Manuela, Giovana Beatriz, Elda Rosio
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes

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