Total loan: $6,150

Ilusión Los Lobos Group

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Ilusion Los Lobos, San Jose del Rincon, , Mexico / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy four piglets.

Ilusión Los Lobos Group's story

The members of the Ilusión los Lobos group are very happy people who are committed to their families. Avelina is the representative of the group. She was chosen because she is a good leader and very responsible. She is 44 years old and has been married to Francisco, a house builder, for 28 years. Together they created a family of six children of whom only two are still studying. 10 years ago Avelina decided to support Francisco with the household costs and their children's education so with a small amount of savings she bought her first piglets. Her earnings were more than she expected and she continued investing in animals. Later she heard talk of VisionFund Mexico and she began to request loans to increase her invested capital. Some time later Avelina began to raise lambs. This time around Avelina would like to buy four piglets. With her earnings, Avelina has been able to make home improvements such as building a second floor. "Before our lives were more complicated because my house was only made of wood and some iron sheeting and if we wanted to go out we had to walk for kilometres to get to public transport", she says. Now her family are able to enjoy a concrete house and their own car to go out in thanks to the financial assistance of the earnings obtained by selling her animals. However, there are still things to do. Excited and smiling, Avelina says "my dream is to finish concreting the two floors of my house and that my children, husband and myself have a better quality of life". The other group members are Margarita, who will invest in potato seeds, and Antonia, Rosa and Rogelio, who will invest in lambs. * The photograph was taken in the community where the members live and features Avelina's lambs. Avelina can be seen in the white T-shirt.