A loan of $2,375 helped a member to invest in her vegetable business.

Coxolitla De Abajo Group's story

The group is called CoxolitL. D. Abajo. This photo was taken outsiD. of Gloria A. D. L. S.’ house. She is a member of the CoxolitL. D. Abajo group. The group is located in the state of Veracruz in Mexico.

Gloria has a business selling vegetables, which she started 40 years ago. She is requesting the loan to increase her sales and to buy more merchandise to sell. Thanks to the loans her sales have been improving. That is why she is requesting a renewal of her loan. At the time of requesting this loan she feels very pleased to be able to increase her earnings and not feel pressured about the family expenses. She is also pleased to offer a better quality of life to her children so that they can manage to become professionals.

She is 49 years old, and she has an elementary school education. She has eight children, three girls and five boys. She wants the loan to expand her business. She also hopes to move ahead with the loan and be able to set up her own spot at the market in her area.

In this group: Dominga, Gloria, Adelaida, Maria Aurelia, Cristina, Elvia, Severa, Elvira, Bartola, Magdalena

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish

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