A loan of $2,800 helped a member to purchase ingredients to make tamales and hot drinks for sale.


Mujeres De Los Riscos Group's story

Doña Maria Victoria is 40 years old and a single mother of two. One child is currently studying in school. Maria works a food stall, making and selling atol (a hot corn-based beverage) and chichitos (small corn tamales). She has eight years experience with her business, and she also does some work as a receptionist. Doña Maria is requesting a loan as part of the Mujeres D. los Riscos Group to purchase ingredients for her food stall. She started her business with a small amount of personal savings and she hopes to grow and one day sell a wiD. variety of meals. Doña is a member of the communal bank named ¨Mujeres D. los Riscos.¨ When translated into English this mean the ¨Women of the Cliffs.¨ Other members of this group are involved in animal raising, backpack making, food sales and baking.

In this group: Leandra Olivia, Gladis Guadalupe, Miriam Floricela*, Maria Demetria, Maria Victoria, Olivia Saara, Miriam Amanda, Maria, Heidi Cristina, Angelica, Vilma Martina
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