Las Estrellas De San Marcos Group
Update on Las Estrellas De San Marcos GroupRobisel is 36 years old, married, and has three children, two of whom study. Maria Guadalupe is in sixth grade, Edisel is in fourth grade, and Oswaldo is just four years old. Her husband's name is Epifanio and he is a farmer. She works selling roasted chicken, and said she has had her business for a year and it is going well. She has her business next to the sports field in her town where the people know she begins selling chicken very early in the morning. Robisel will use her loan to buy supplies she uses to prepare food, such as peppers, chicken, firewood, charcoal, etc. She hopes her business goes well and wishes to expand it. She very much wants to works to help her family.
Robisel belongs to the Estrellas de San Marcos (Stars of St. Mark) Group, which is made up of 10 people, all of whom are women. Santa Ana, Idalia, Leobarda, Maria Marcelina, Leodegaria, Guadalupe, Rosa, Maria Soledad, and Mirella all work in sales. They sell food, bread, tamales, clay pots and tortilla skillets, soft drinks, shoes through catalog, and groceries.
Ella se dedica al comercio vende comida pollos asados ella dice que le va muy bien tiene un año con el negocio, tiene su negocio junto a la cancha del pueblo donde ahí la gente ya sabe que ella a muy temprana hora esta vendiendo el pollo, robisel invertirá su préstamo en la compra de los insumos que utiliza para la elaboración de comida como son: chile, pollos, leña, carbón, etc. Ella espera que le vaya muy bien con el negocio ya que espera ir incrementándolo esta con todas las ganas de trabajar para ayudar a su familia.
Robisel pertenece al grupo las estrellas de san marcos el cual esta integrado por 10 personas las cuales todas son mujeres a continuación serán mencionadas: Santa Ana, Idalia, Leobarda, Maria Marcelina, Leodegaria, Guadalupe, Rosa, Maria Soledad, Mirella, todas realizan actividades comerciales como son: venta de comida, pan, tamales, ollas y cómales de barros, refrescos, calzado por catalogo y productos de abarrotes, etc.
Previous Loan DetailsIdalia, age 30, is married and has three children. Estefany, the oldest, is in her second year of high school. Daniel is in elementary school, and Jonatán is only two years old. Her husband, Daniel, is a farmer. She has a business selling tamales. Idalia has known how to get ahead in the ... More from Las Estrellas De San Marcos Group's previous loan »
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