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Abejitas Trabajadoras Group
In this Group: Cristina, Elizabeth, Rosa, Mariana, Jorge, Maria De Jesus, Adriana De Jesus, Teresa, Nubia, Jaime

Update on Abejitas Trabajadoras Group

Jaime, 29, is from a town rich in history called Heroica Zitacuaro [Heroic Zitacuaro], because it burned three times and was repopulated after burning. The residents are cordial and friendly. One of the most important sanctuaries in the country is there, the monarch butterfly sanctuary.

Jaime belongs to the Abejitas Trabajadoras group. They say the bee is one of the hardest-working animals and they consider themselves to be the same.

For a year he has made a living selling clothing for women, men, and children. He says he became interested in the business because he didn't have a stable job. He decided to sell clothing to his friends and acquaintances on credit to help his parents with the household expenses. He says he goes to the community of Moroleón because there are clothing factories there and it's more economical, so he can earn some profits.

He's requesting a loan to buy clothing for the new spring and summer seasons. He says he's requesting his loan to buy jeans, beach shoes, t-shirts, and fashionable blouses.

The other members of the group are Cristina, Elizabeth, Rosa, Mariana, Jorge, María de Jesús, Adriana, Teresa, and Nubia. They will use their loans to buy materials for handmade clothing, to buy materials to make furniture, to buy supplies to make Mexican snacks, and to buy materials for bread and for a craft workshop.
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Jaime tiene 29 años de edad es originario de una población llena en riqueza histórica llamada Heroica Zitacuaro ya que tres veces fue quemada y volvió a poblarse después de quemada. La gente que habita es cordial y amable, muy cerca de esa población se encuentra uno de los santuarios más importantes del país el de la Mariposa Monarca. Jaime pertenece al grupo llamado Abejitas Trabajadoras, ellos platican que la abeja es uno de los animales más trabajadores y ellos se consideran así. Él desde hace un año se dedica a la venta de ropa para dama, caballero y niños, dice que se empezó a interesar por el negocio porque no tenía un trabajo estable y para ayudarle a sus papas con los gastos de la casa decidió vender ropa en pagos a sus amigos y conocidos, dice que va la población de Moroleon ya que allá se encuentran las fabricas de ropa y es mas económica y así el puede ganar algo, el está pidiendo un crédito para la compra de ropa de la nueva temporada primavera- verano dice que comprara pantalones de mezclilla, playeras, camisetas, blusas de moda es por eso que está pidiendo su crédito. Los otros integrantes del grupo se llaman Cristina, Elizabeth, Rosa, Mariana, Jorge, María de Jesús, Adriana, Teresa y Nubia ellos invertirán sus créditos en la compra de material para hacer costuras artesanales, para la compra de material para elaboración de muebles, para la compra de insumos para hacer antojitos mexicanos, en insumos para la compra de pan y para taller de manualidades.

Previous Loan Details

Jorge is part of the “Abejitas Trabajadoras” (Little Worker Bees) communal bank and says that they gave the group that name because they consider the insect to be very hardworking. He is 32 and a native of a town where the principal economic activity is guava cultivation. He is married and has tw... More from Abejitas Trabajadoras Group's previous loan »

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 57
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,253,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.8
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Abejitas Trabajadoras Group's $7,225 loan helped a member to buy women's and men's clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2013
Feb 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013