A loan of $2,650 helped a member to buy vegetables such as chiles, tomatoes, potatoes, carrots, etc.

El Penjamo Group's story

Elsa is 54 years old and married. Her husband, Gilberto, is a farmworker. He has a granddaughter with her who is in elementary school; her name is María Karleth.

Elsa is a shopkeeper. She sells vegetables and legumes, so she will invest her loan in buying vegetables such as chiles, tomatoes, potatoes, etc. She has had the business for four years already and she says that it is going very well for her. She hopes you will help her because she would like to increase her business.

Elsa belongs to the Penjamo group, which is made up of 10 people, all of them women mentioned here: Nélida, Antonia, María, Orfedelia, Ana, Verónica, Beatriz, Fulgencia, María Félix. All of them carry out a business activity such as selling clothing, food, vegetables, groceries, perfume, sweets, etc.

In this group: Elsa, Orfedelia, Nelida, Ana , Antonia, Fulgencia, Maria , Veronica Rocio, Ma Felix *, Beatriz*

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall

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