A loan of $3,500 helped a member to invest in supplies for their food businesses.

Las Crisalias Group's story

The group called crisalias is located in San Martin Coapaxtongo. This community is located in Tenancingo in the state of Mexico. This group this made up of nine members. The group is called thus because in the community there is a flower with that name. Señora Margarita M. A. is one of the members of the group. She has been dedicated to the sale of food for approximately 19 years. She started this activity with her husband. She carries out her sales in two communities: Morelos and the city of Toluca. She requests this loan to be able to invest in supplies and thus to obtain more income and a greater clientele. Her family is composed of a son age 20 years and three daughters ages 22, 18, and 14, respectively, all still in school. The dream of Señora Margarita is to be able to see her children achieve a professional career, as with this they would have a better future.

In this group: Socorro Imelda, Silvia, Alberta, Margarita, Maria Guadalupe, Gabriela, Mary Claudia, Salustia, Maria Jaquelin

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer B Brown

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