Update on Elizabeth BeatrizThe communal bank "Mujeres Unidas" ["Women United"] meets twice a month in Jipijapa canton, a canton known as the "Coffee Sultaness" for its extensive plantings of coffee, which has an incomparable flavor. Jipijapa is also known for its cuisine and the warmth of its people.
35-year-old Elizabeth lives here. She is separated and has three children, ages 19, 16, and 9. The two older children are in secondary school and the youngest is in primary school. Elizabeth’s older daughter is now married but still lives at home.
To make a living and so that her children never lack anything, Elizabeth works selling food. More than seven years ago, she set up a small eatery in her house. There she prepares delicious dishes every afternoon. Her specialty is fritada with roasted plantains or patacones, which is very appetizing to her customers. She works alone and sometimes with the help of her children, when they aren't busy. This is how she supports her children by herself.
Elizabeth is now seeking another loan as the earlier one resulted in a larger income, greatly benefitting the family. She will use the loan money to buy rice, meat, fish and other supplies for the dishes she makes. She has been in the communal bank for ten years and she likes it for the financial help it provides.
Her goals are to continue with her business and to provide her children with a good education.
En este lugar vive la señora Elizabeth, tiene 35 años de edad, está separada y de esta relación tienen tres hijos de 19, 16 y de 9 años, dos estudian en colegio y el menor en escuela, la mayor ya está casada pero aun vive en su casa.
Doña Elizabeth para poder salir adelante y para que a sus hijos nunca les falte nada se dedica a la venta de comida para lo cual puso hace más de seis años un pequeño comedor en su casa, allí todos los días por la tardes prepara deliciosos platos, su especialidad son las deliciosa fritada acompañada de plátano asado o patacones lo cual es muy apetecido por sus clientes, trabaja sola y a veces con la ayuda de sus hijos cuando están desocupados, es así como ella sale sola adelante con sus hijos.
Ella esta repitiendo el crédito ya que el anterior le dejo buenas ganancias las cuales fueron de mucha ayuda para su familia. Este crédito lo va utilizar en comprar arroz, carne, pescado y otros víveres para la preparación de los alimentos. Está en el Banco Comunal desde hace 10 años y le gusta por la ayuda que le dan con los créditos.
Sus metas son seguir adelante en su negocio y darles una buena educación a sus hijos.
Previous Loan DetailsThe communal bank "Mujeres Unidas" ["Women United"] meets every fifteen days in Jipijapa canton, a canton known as the "Coffee Sultaness" for its extensive plantings of coffee, which has an incomparable flavor. Jipijapa is also known for its cuisine and the warmth of its people. In this place… More from Elizabeth Beatriz's previous loan »
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