A loan of $5,050 helped a member purchase vegetables, meat, fruit, bread, milk, and more to stock her store.

Mujeres Unidas Group's story

This communal bank is called Mujeres Unidas [Women United], it is an old group with 18 members, all with very good expectations of the work they are going to do.

One of the members known for being very enterprising is Florencia who has a store where she offers basic products and more that her customers may need, furthermore she sells all her products like cheese, cassava, vegetables and other products. She is a woman who sacrifices and struggles, and wants to get ahead and help her family and loved ones through her work.

She is requesting a loan to be able to stock her store with all types of products, such as vegetables, meat, fruit, baked goods, milk products and more, this way she will be able to continue working as she always has done. She is thankful for the opportunity she will receive, it will be a great help.

In this group: Ruth, Irma, Florencia, Mabel, Ilsen, Eufrosina, Elena, Ruth, Fatima, Nancy, Ana, Perla, Felipa, Sonia, Ermelinda, Faustina, Angela, Nilsa
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Joelle Kuiper

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