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El Aserradero Group
In this Group: Maria Felix, Maurilia , Adela , Ricarda , Isadora , Maria Del Socorro *, Berenice *, Isabel, Eugenio , Cruz , Nancy Alicia , Obdulia *, Demecia , Marcela , Obdulia , Florencia
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Update on El Aserradero Group

Isabel is a 39-year-old woman who has a high school level of education. She is married to Martiniano who works as a farmer. The couple have three children: Guadalupe, Martin and Alejandro. One year ago, Isabel decided to start selling Mexican snacks to earn a little extra money. She sells her snacks on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. She gets up very early in the morning and starts preparing her food. In the afternoon she sets up her stall on a small porch that she has on her patio.

Isabel will use the loan that she has requested to buy chilis, tomatoes, onions, garlic, corn dough, tortillas, meat, oil, cheese, cream, cabbage, gas and plastic plates. She wants her business to continue thriving as she would like her children to have the opportunity to study at university and would like to offer them a better quality of life.

The other members of this group are:

Maria Felix - who sells food.
Maurlia - who sells wooden furniture.
Adela - who sells groceries.
Ricarda - who sells clothing
Isadora - who sells footwear
Maria del Socorro - who sells chicken.
Berenice - who sells clothing.
Eugenio - who sells sugarcane.
Cruz - who sells clothing.
Nancy Alicia - who sells fruit and vegetables.
Obdulia - who sells footwear.
Marcela - who sells snacks.
Demecia - who sells sugarcane.
Obdulia - who sells perfume.
Florencia - who sells clothing.
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Isabel es una mujer de 39 años con una educación secundaria. Ella está casada con Martiniano, quien trabaja como agricultor. Tienen 3 hijos: Guadalupe, Martin y Alejandro. Hace un año, Isabel decidió empezar a vender antojitos mexicanos para ganar algo de dinero extra. Ella vende sus bocadillos los viernes, sábados y domingos, por la mañana se despierta muy temprano y comienza la preparacion de la comida y durante la tarde, pone su venta en un pequeño corredor que tiene en el patio de su casa.

Con el préstamo solicitado, Isabel va a comprar chiles, tomates, cebollas, ajo, masa de maíz, tortillas, carne, aceite, queso, crema , la col, el gas y platos de plástico.

Ella desea que su negocio continue prosperando ya que quier que su hijos tengan la oportunidad de estudiar la universida y darles una mejor calidad de vida

Los demas integrantes del grupo se dedican a la venta de:

Maria Felix Comida
Maurlia muebles de madera
Adela abarrotes
Ricarda ropa
Isadora Calzado
Maria del Socorro pollo
Berenice ropa
Eugenio caña
Cruz venta de ropa
Nancy Alicia frutas y verduras
Obdulia calzado
Marcela antojitos
Demecia caña
Obdulia perfumeria
Florencia ropa

Previous Loan Details

Adela is one of the members of the El Aserradero (The Sawmill), a group of 18 people who decided to give this name to their group in order to be easily identified, as this is the name of their community, whose main economic activity is growing sugar cane. This is a very charismatic, hard-working ... More from El Aserradero Group's previous loan »

Additional Information

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

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

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 88
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $19,620,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.8
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of El Aserradero Group's $6,400 loan helped a member to buy chilis, tomatoes, onions, garlic, corn dough, tortillas, meat, oil, cheese, cream, cabbage, gas and plastic plates.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 19, 2012
Oct 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013