Maria Josefina is from Mexico. She has 3 children. She needs a loan of $400 to buy beans, avocadoes, tomatoes, hot peppers, onions, oil, cream, cheese, meat, lettuce, bananas, potatoes and sodas. .
Maria Josefina has been working ever since she got married to help her husband with household expenses and together provide a better quality of life to their children.
She started selling snacks 2 years ago. She sells chiles, tacos, fried bananas, tostadas and quesadillas. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday she sells on a alley outside her house. From Monday thru Thursday she sells bread. “I am always looking for a way to help my husband with some of the expenses; I sell a little bit of everything and I work hard”.
She is using this loan to buy bean, avocadoes, tomatoes, hot peppers, onions, oil, cream, cheese, lettuce, bananas, potatoes and sodas.
She hopes that with this investment her business will succeed so she can provide a better quality of education to her children.
Maria Josefina is 41 years old. She studied up to junior high. Her husband Musio works as a policeman. They have three children, ages 8, 7, and 6. All three children are in school. They live on the community of Tetela, located on a sugarcane zone a few minutes from one of the main sugar zones on the state of Oaxaca.