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Las Dalias Group
In this Group: Fabiola , Marcela, Imelda , Nieves , María Del Carmen , Rosa María *, Jova , Tania
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Update on Las Dalias Group

Tania is another of the members of Las Dalias group. She is 19 years old, is single and only studied at a single school. Tania says that when she was very little her mother taught her to work selling fruit and vegetables since in her family they have been doing this for more than 15 years.

She says that when she finished her studies she had to look for a job so that she could contribute toward household expenses and she says that with her mother they decided to set up a small fruit stand along the main road, in which they sell not only fruit but also make and sell cocktails, juices and honey. She already has had a number of years running her business and it is going very well since she has increased the number of customers and she always tries to stock her stand with seasonal fruit, which help increase her sales. Tania says that she sells more during the season of zafra (when the indigenous people produce sugar) in order to make a little more money.

A credit from VisionFund will give Tania the opportunity to buy a variety of seasonal fruit such as watermelon, melon, pineapples, papaya, bananas, oranges and mandarines. She hopes that with this investment her business will continue to grow and she will be able to offer her mother and siblings a better quality of life. El Grupo Las Dalia appreciates the support that they are getting through these loans.

The other members of the group are:

Fabiola, who sells cosmetics
Marcela, who sells tamales
Imelda, who sells food and jellies
Nieves, who makes and sells bread
Rosa María, who sells footwear
Jova, who sells footwear
María del Carmen, who sells refreshments
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La Joven Tania es otro de los integrantes del grupo Las Dalias, ella tiene la edad de 19 años, es soltera y solo estudio la preparatoria, Tania platica que desde muy pequeña su mama le enseño a trabajar en la venta de frutas y verduras ya que en su familia la han realizado esta actividad por mas de 15 años, ella platica que al terminar de estudiar la preparatoria tenia que buscar un trabajo para poder contribuir con el gasto de su hogar y dice que junto a su mama decidieron poner un pequeño puesto de frutas a orilla de la carretera, en el cual no solo venden fruta sino también realizan cócteles, jugos y venta de miel, ella ya tiene varios años con su negocio y le va muy bien ya que ha ganado clientes y siempre trata de surtir su puesto con fruta de temporada lo cual ayuda a que sus ventas aumenten, Tania dice que se vende mas en tiempo de zafra(cuando los ingenios producen azúcar) por hay un poco mas de dinero. Un crédito de VisionFund dará a Tania la oportunidad de comprar variedad de fruta de temporada como sandia, melón, piña, papaya, plátano, naranja, mandarinas. Ella desea que con esta inversión su negocio continué progresando y poder ofrecer a su mama y hermanos una mejor calidad de vida.

El Grupo Las Dalia agradece el apoyo que se les esta brindando por medio de estos créditos.

Los demas integrantes del grupo son:
Fabiola venta de cosmeticos
Marcela venta de tamales
Imelda venta de comida y gelatinas
Nieves venta y elaboracion de pan
Rosa María venta de calzado
Jova venta de calzado
María del Carmen venta de refrescos

Previous Loan Details

Fabiola is a member of the Las Dalias group, which is made up of five women. They chose this name to identify with the flower. The group is located in a sugar cane producing region and this community is located in Ingenio La Margarita, one of the main sugar producers. Fabiola is 33 years old a... More from Las Dalias Group's previous loan »

Additional Information

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This is a Group Loan

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 63
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $20,029,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.8
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Las Dalias Group's $4,600 loan helped a member to buy a variety of fruits and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 2, 2012
Sep 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013