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The Chapel Group
In this Group: Antonia, Porfiria, Araceli, Angela, Reyna, Miguel, Teresa , Guadalupe, Petra, Silvia, Marciana
This group is named La Capilla and it is located in the community of Anenecuilco in the state of Morelos in Mexico. It is made up of 11 individuals who are neighbors and friends.

Antonia G. M. will invest her loan in the purchase of fruits and vegetables to supply her store.

Porfiria R. G. will purchase perfumes and cosmetics for resale.

Araceli P. C. will purchase shoes for resale.

Angela P. F. will purchase blankets, bed spreads, kitchen furniture, a sewing machine, and cabinets to supply her store.

Reyna C. V. will purchase fabric to make curtains, dresses, etc.

Miguel C. P. will purchase items for the home to supply his store.

Teresa F. E. will purchase all types of sweets to supply her store.

Guadalupe Alvaro F. will purchase automotive spare parts in order to increase her sales.

Petra F. H. will purchase fruits and vegetables, including carrots, apples, tomatoes, etc. to supply her store.

Sylvia G. S. will purchase cosmetics, perfumes, undergarments, etc. to supply her store and to resell the merchandise.

Marciana N. B. will purchase catalogues for the season to use them and make the first sales of the season.

Reyna C. V. is 70 years old and she has a grade one education. She is a widow and she has 3 children: Lorena is 48 years old and she is married. She lives in the USA. Sergio is 38 years old and is married and he sells clothing in the market. Xochitl is 29 years old and she is married. She also lives in the USA. Reyna has a seamstress business, making articles of clothing and bed sheets. She also makes sells through a Fuller brand catalogue. She requests a loan to purchase fabrics to make bed sheets. She offers her clients to make articles of clothing including uniforms, pants, dresses, and blouses. She started her business 53 years ago and the Fuller and Stanhope catalogue sales she started 4 years ago.

She started her business under her own initiative and for personal need. She works in a sewing shop, doing detail work, sewing buttons, zippers, hems, and pleats. With a pension that she received from a shop where she used to work she purchased fabrics, a sewing machine, threads, ribbons, zippers, and buttons, and that's how she started her business. Her business is important because she is able to support herself financially and she is able to pay all her expenses, including hydro and water. She likes everything about her work and it gives her great personal satisfaction and pride to have been able to provide for her children and grandchildren. She is very proud of her business. She has many clients and they ask for all types of things. The profits from her business are used to pay for her expenses, to purchase more fabrics and appliqués.

She plans on expanding her business by purchasing more fabrics to make bed sheets destined for sale and she plans on doing this with her loan. Through her business she has been able to support her children and the house. She has been improving her house, including changing the cardboard tiles to asbestos sheets. The improvement she wants to make to her house now is to install a floor and to plaster the walls.

Her plan and her hope is to keep working and to finish building her house by putting in some concrete. She will help her son with the purchase of lime and cement with the income from her business. She is very happy with this loan because she is able to supply her business. She is thinking about helping her son replace his house and to build a new one. She plans on doing this with the profits from her business.

The members of this group wish to convey the following message to Kiva and to Fundacion Realidad (Kiva Field Partner). "We are thankful for the support you have given us. We appreciate the opportunity that you have given us to access this loan and we hope that your heart will always be ready to help even more people who are in need."

The Emiliano Zapata museum is found in Anenecuilco. There are paintings and personal artifacts of General Emiliano Zapata. They also show a historical film. Emiliano Zapata's birthday is commemorated on August 8 and on the seventh day there is a candlelight ceremony and a dance. A group of singers start their tour at the Emiliano Zapata primary school and travel to the Emiliano Zapata museum to sing La Mananitas (a version. The fifth week of Holy Week is also celebrated in Jesus Anenecuilco. There are masses, dancers, and a procession.
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Este grupo solidario se llama la Capilla se encuentra localizado en la comunidad de Anenecuilco, en el estado de Morelos, México, está integrado por 11 personas que son vecinos y conocidos ellos son Antonia Gutiérrez Martínez va a comprar con su crédito frutas, verduras, para surtir su negocio, la señora Porfiria R. González va a comprar perfumes y cosméticos para su venta, la señora Araceli P. C. va a comprar calzado para su venta, la señora Ángela P. F. va a comprar colchas, cobertores, muebles de cocina, máquina de coser, gabinetes, para surtir su negocio, la señora Reyna C. Vélez va a comprar tela para hacer cortinas, vestido, etc. Para surtir su negocio, el señor Miguel C. P. va a comprar y vender artículos para el hogar, la señora Teresa F. E. va a comprar Dulces de todo tipo para surtir su negocio, la señora Guadalupe A. F. va a comprar refacciones para autos, y poder generar más movimientos, la señora Petra F. H. va a comprar frutas, verduras, como zanahorias, manzana, jitomate, tomate, etc. Para surtir su negocio, la señora Silvia Gutiérrez Sánchez va a comprar perfumes, cosméticos, ropa interior, etc. Para surtir su negocio y vender su mercancía, la señora Marciana N. B. va a comprar sus catálogos de la temporada para que pueda ofrecerlos y tenga sus primeras ventas. La señora Reyna C. Vélez tiene 70 años de edad, fue hasta el primer año de primaria, ella es viuda tiene 3 hijos Lorena de 48 años de edad es casada y está en los Estados unidos, Sergio tiene 38 años de edad es casada y vende en los tianguis ropa, Xochitl tiene 29 años de edad es casada y está en los estados unidos, la señora Reyna tiene su negocio de confección de prendas de vestir y sabanas y venta por catalogo de Fuller y solicito su préstamo para comprar tela para elaborar sabanas, ella ofrece a sus clientes confección de prendas de vestir uniformes, pantalones, vestidos, blusas. Ella inicio su negocio hace 53 años confeccionando ropa y con la venta de Fuller y stanhome inicio hace 4 años. Ella inicio su negocio por iniciativa propia y la necesidad, ella trabajo en un taller de costura haciendo los terminados, pegando botones, cierres, bastillas, planchado, con un aguinaldo que le dieron en el taller donde trabajaba compro tela y su máquina de coser, hilos, cintas, cierres, botones y fue como inicio con su negocio. Su negocio es importante porque de ahí se sostiene económicamente de ahí paga todos los gastos, la luz, el agua, todo le gusta de su negocio y le da gran satisfacción u orgullo que ha podida salir adelante con todos sus hijos y sus nietos y está muy orgullosa de su negocio, sus clientes son muchos de todo tiene, las ganancias de su negocio las utiliza para sus gastos, para comprar más tela y figurines. Ella está planeando ampliar su negocio comprar más tela para elaborar mas sabanas y salir a venderlas y lo piensa lograr con el préstamo que le hicieron. Su negocio ha ayudado a su familia a sacar a sus hijos adelante a su casa a ir Haciendo detalles para su casa le puso lamina de asbesto por que la tenia de cartón, las mejorías que desea hacer a su vivienda son ponerle piso y repellar su casa, sus planes y esperanzas son seguir trabajando, terminar su casa, echarle colado y le va a ayudar a su hijo con la cal y el cemento lo piensa hacer con las ganancias del negocio, ella está muy feliz con este préstamo que le dan porque va a surtir su negocio. Ella está pensando ayudarle a su hijo a desplantar su casa a construir su casa y lo piensa lograr con las ganancias de su negocio. Los integrantes del grupo quieren decir a Kiva y a Fundación Realidad “estamos muy agradecidos con su apoyo que nos dieron y gracias, les agradecemos la oportunidad que nos dan de obtener este crédito y esperamos que su corazón siempre este presto para seguir ayudando a más personas que lo necesitan”. En Anenecuilco se encuentra la casa museo de Emiliano Zapata hay cuadros, artículos personales del general Emiliano Zapata pasan una película con la historia, el 8 de agosto se celebra el Nacimiento de Emiliano zapata el día 7 hacen una velada con bailables, cantantes en la primaria Emiliano Zapata y después se van a la casa museo de Emiliano Zapata a dar la mañanitas. También se celebra el 5º. Domingo de semana santa al señor Jesús de Anenecuilco, hay misas, van los danzantes, hay procesión.

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About Mexico

  • $11,249
    Average annual income
  • 40
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  • $18,347,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.1
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of The Chapel Group's $4,225 loan helped a member to purchase fabrics to make articles of clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 26, 2011
Listed
Feb 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 15, 2011