A loan of $2,600 helped a member to buy and sell corn on the cob and other food items.


Mujeres De La Luna Group's story

This photo was taken at the business location of Señora Francisca N, who is a member of the group called Mujeres de la Luna (Women of the Moon). It is located in Jalapilla in the state of Veracruz. In the photo, the whole group can be seen. Francisca sells elotes (roasted corn) and popcorn, a business that she began 15 years ago. Her neighbors consider her a responsible person. At the time she applied for this loan, she felt satisfied. She is 40 years old and went to school up to the fourth year of primary school. She is single and has no children. She wants this loan to buy corn and other consumables. Beatriz J. is the president of the group. She is 30 years old and attended secondary school. She is married and has 3 children. She sells clothing, a business that she began 3 years ago. She is applying for the loan to purchase clothing for the hot season.

In this group: Francisca, Gloria Leticia, Matilde, Beatriz Janet, Maria Sandra, Irasema, Genoveva, Eloina, Veronica

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Pam McMurry



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