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Los  Lirios 1 Group
In this Group: Bernardina, Paula , Irma , Bonfilia , Yolanda , Sonia Josefina , Teodora , Alba
This group, Los Lirios 1, is composed of eight hardworking indigenous women who are natives of Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca: land of good people with the desire to improve themselves and achieve their dreams.

One of the members of this group is Paula, a hardworking and lovable woman of thirty-four years of age. She makes her living selling traditional Mexican snacks or "antojitos," such as soups, quesadillas, entomatadas, enchiladas, and chicken empanadas.

Paula, or "Pau," as she is better known by her group members, tells us that she has been selling Mexican antojitos for a year. What she likes most about her business is preparing the antojitos, having her orders on time, and giving her clients good service.

Pau is happily married to Cornelio Javier, who is forty years old. Pau tells us that she is very content with her business and her children. Ángel Javier is sixteen, Cornelio is sixteen, Paulo is twelve, Cristina is twelve, and Gustavo is seven.

Pau tells us that the foundation has changed her life. Before she used to take in washing and her back hurt a great deal, but thanks to the support of the foundation, she now has her own little business and makes a good living.

She requested this loan in order to buy more ingredients for the preparation of her antojitos, such as green chiles, dried chiles, tomatoes, onion, garlic, cheese, fresh cheese, and chicken.

She is very grateful to the foundation for improving the quality of life of people who want to improve themselves.

The other members of the group are:
Bernardina—who makes a living selling fish
Irma—who makes a living selling desserts
Bonfilia—who makes a living selling bread
Yolanda—who makes a living selling clothes
Sonia Josefina—who makes a living selling perfumes
Teodora—who makes a living selling articles of costume jewelry
Alba—who makes a living selling shoes

They give thanks to the foundation for helping hardworking, humble people with the desire to improve their life.
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Este grupo se llama Los Lirios 1 esta conformado por ocho mujeres trabajadoras e indígenas originarias de pinotepa nacional Oaxaca tierra de gente buena con deseos de superarse y lograr sus sueños.

Una de las integrantes de este grupo es la señora Paula una señora trabajadora y amable de treinta y cuatro años de edad, se dedica a la venta antojitos mexicanos como es sopes, quesadillas, entomatadas, enchiladas y empanadas de pollo.
Doña Pau como mejor la conocen sus compañeras nos cuenta que desde hace un año se ha dedicado ala venta de antojitos mexicanos, y lo que mas le gusta de su negocio es preparar los antojitos tener sus pedidos a tiempo y darle una buena atención a sus clientes.
Doña Pau esta felizmente casada con el señor Cornelio Javier de cuarenta años de edad, doña Pau nos cuenta que esta muy contenta con su negocio y con sus hijos Ángel Javier de diecisiete años de edad, Cornelio de dieciséis años de edad, Paulo de doce años de edad, Cristina de doce años de edad y Gustavo de siete años de edad.
Doña Pau nos dice que fundacion le ha cambiado la vida ya que antes lavaba ropa ajena y le dolía mucho la espalda pero gracias al apoyo de fundacion de fundacion ya tiene su pequeño negocio y obtiene buenas ganancias.
Ella pidió el préstamo para la compra de más ingredientes para la elaboración de antojitos como es: chile verdee chile seco, jitomate, cebolla, ajo, queso, quesillo y pollo.
Esta muy agradecida con fundacion por mejorar la calidad de vida de la gente que tiene deseos de superarse.
Las otras integrantes del grupo son:
Bernardina-quien se dedica a la venta de pescado.
Irma-se dedica a la venta de postres.
Bonfilia- se dedica a la venta de pan.
Yolanda- se dedica a la venta de ropa.
Sonia Josefina- se dedica a la venta de perfumes.
Teodora- se dedica a la venta de artículos de bisutería.
Alba- se dedica a la venta de zapatos.

Le dan las gracias a fundacion por ayudar a la gente trabajadora y humilde con deseos de mejorar su vida.



Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Mexico

  • $11,249
    Average annual income
  • 7
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $17,360,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.8
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Los Lirios 1 Group's $2,825 loan helped a member to buy ingredients for food preparation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 28, 2012
Listed
Apr 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 31, 2012