A loan of $2,325 helped a member buying pants, shirts, blouses, shorts, jackets, busos, shirts, flour, rice, noodles, sugar, bakery, tea, milk, ice cream, soda, beer, yarn, fabrics, meat, discs for empanadas, vegetables, oil, napkins, shampoo, belts, handbags, lingerie, cosmetics, among others.


Mujeres Solidarias Group's story

This group is made up of a number of women from the Mujeres Activas group of the 3 de mayo neighbourhood, a committee which no longer exists. These women decided to create a new group Mujeres Solidarias. This group which is made up of 15 women who have a variety of businesses is now in its seventh loan cycle with the Comité de Mujeres Emprendedoras programme. Alba Rosa T. de Romero sells clothing and has invested her share of the loan in the bulk purchase of T-shirts, pants, blouses, jeans and other clothing. She will retail the clothing which she has purchased in bulk. Leonora A. de Caballero has a store in her home and invested her share of the loan in the purchase of merchandise to stock her business. Silvina Vera B. sells ice cream and invested her share in the bulk purchase of ice cream for later resale. Feliciana L. sells refreshments and invested her share of the lon in the purchase of soft drinks and beer for retail. Victorina M. is a dressmaker and has a workshop in her home. She invested her share of the loan in the purchase of materials for her workshop. Mirna Raquel R. sells food and bought ingredients to prepare meals. Evelia S. has a store and invested her share of the loan in the purchase of merchandise to stock her business. Rosa Marilina C. is a dressmaker and invested her share of the loan in the purchase of material for her workshop. Nilda Karina M. sells ice cream and invested her share in the wholesale purchase of goods to retail later. Nitalicia V. sells refreshments and invested her share of the loan in the wholesale purchase of soft drinks and beers to retail later. Mercedes S. sells ice cream and invested her share in the wholesale purchase of raw materials for later retailing. Juana Bernal sells merchandise. She invested her share of the loan in the purchase of goods to stock her business. Nancy Mabel Díaz sells merchandies and invested her share in the purchase of goods to stock her business. Antonia Pabla M. owns a farm and invested her loan in the purchase of feed for her livestock. María S. Hermosilla sells lingerie and cosmetics and invested her share of the loan in the purchase of merchandise to retail.

In this group: Alba , Leonora *, Silvina, Feliciana, Victorina, Mirna, Evelia, Rosa, Nilda, Nitalicia, Mercedes , Juana, Nancy Mabel, Antonia Pabla, Maria
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer L K



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