Las Peras Group
Update on Las Peras GroupEmma is 49 years old and from a Community in the Zirahuato architectural zone, rich in history and visited by national and international tourists. Emma is a member of the Las Peras group. She has a stand in a local school where she sells soft drinks, juices, chips, instant soups, and also Mexican food such as fried tacos, enchiladas, and pambazos to give the school children. She is asking for this loan to buy ingredients such as fruits, vegetables, dough and other things. She says that she bought what she needed a few days ago because she starts cooking very early, because the children have recess at 9:30 am and she has to have everything ready. She would like to have a local establishment so she doesn’t have to go back and forth. The other members are Maria Veronica, Maria Angelica, Graciela and Adelina. They buy and sell livestock, and seasonal fruits and vegetables.
Previous Loan DetailsGraciela is 36 years old and is originally from a community called San Felipe de los Alzati. This is a very hard-working community and one of the top producers of poinsettias in the nation. Over six million flowers are produced every year. They are sold within the country and exported abroad, sin... More from Las Peras Group's previous loan »
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