A loan of $1,025 helped a member grocery sales of: noodles, rice, flour, oil, powdered soap, salt; Sales of herbal remedies: mint, perdudilla, horsetail, anise, tarope,santa lucia, burrito, malva, salvia, etc.


San Blas Group's story

The San Blas Group was formed thanks to Mrs. Ester Caballero, who told Mrs. Liz Elvira R. Noguera about the Foundation and the program. We can talk about Mrs. Antonia Ovelar Del Rocio. She is 28 years old, has 3 children, and lives in a poorly constructed house made of boards with a sheet metal roof. Her mother, Mrs. Del Rocio, also lives with her. She works selling fruit and vegetables in the settlements and neighborhoods. She buys her merchandise from the basic provisions market at 4:00 am and returns home at 6:00 am to complete her sales circuit with her oldest son while the other children stay under their grandma's care. Mrs. Del Rocio says that she has to put forth a lot of determination and courage to get ahead, and with the help that the Foundation gives her she hopes to get ahead with her children.

Number Name and Last Name Activity
1 Aidalina C. M. Fruit and vegetable sales
2 Nicolasa B. Plastic storage sales
3 Lorenza M. de C. Food sales
4 Emelinda Orue G. Grocery
5 Lilian Maria A. V Clothing sales
6 Gladys A. R. L. Beverage sales
7 Liz E.R. N. Grocery
8 Del Rocio A.G.. Fruit and vegetable sales
9 Maria F. V. L. Clothing sales
10 Liz M. L. E. Clothing sales
11 Maria D. B. F. Fruit sales
12 Ramona C.R. N. School supplies sales
13 Transita G. Meat sales
14 Lucila A. de G. Charcoal sales
15 Nelly L. de Rodas Pastry and ice cream sales
16 Francisca Ortiz M. Dressmaker
17 Alicia B. de G. Sales of Avon products

In this group: Aidalina, Nicolasa, Lorenza, Ermelina, Lilian, Gladys , Liz , Del Rocio, Maria, Liz M. , Maria , Ramona, Transita, Lucila, Nelly , Francisca, Alicia

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Emily Meinecke



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