A loan of $3,000 helped a member to buy corn and wood.


Tehatsi Group's story

This group is called TEHATSI, because in Otomí that means “good morning”. It is located in the state of México. The group is maD. up of 13 members.

Mrs. María Elva P. Ramírez is the president of the group. She is 23 years old and she went to school until 6th graD.. She is a merchant and she has a total of 2 chilen (1 girl and 1 boy). She has sold tortillas and sewing for 9 years. She is asking for the loan to invest in corn. Her clients are the area residents. At this time, asking for the loan, she is content. She also hopes to help her husband with expenses.

Irma is a member of the Tehatsi group and this photo was taken in her house where she has her workshop. In the photo the different crosses that she makes can be seen. She sells crosses maD. from tree trunks and she has been doing this for four years. She is asking for the loan to purchase wood to be able to make her artisan crafts. Her customers comment that they are very pretty. They buy them and sell them at streetlights in the state of
Toluca.

At this time, asking for the loan, she is content. She is 43 years old and has a 6th graD. education. She is single and has no children. Irma also opes that with her profits she can help her mother with her 2 brothers' schooling.

The other members of the group are:

- LETICIA M. M. CLOTHING SALES
- TOMASA R. Z. SEWING
- IRMA M. O. SELLING ARTISAN CRAFTS
- FRANCISCA R. Z. SELLING STUFFED ANIMALS
- JOSEFINA O. R. SELLING TORTILLAS
- RUFINA Z. D. J. SELLING CANDY
- HILARIA Z. G. SELLING STUFFED ANIMALS
- TERESA M. S. SELLING RESIN
- ANGELINA R. Z. SEWING
- GLORIA F. G. SEWING
- EMILIA G. R. SELLING TORTILLAS
- MARIA ATILIANO L. SELLING RESIN

In this group: Leticia , Rufina , Maria Elva , Tomasa , Irma , Francisca , Josefina , Hilaria , Teresa , Angelina , Gloria , Emilia , Maria

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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