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Mazahua Group
In this Group: Rocio , Felipa , Graciela , Catalina , Cristina , Ana Rosa , Diana , Lucia , Luisa , Mahe Adriana
This group is called “Mazahua” because the community in which they live is deeply rooted in the dialect of the same name. They live in Atlacomulco, in the State of Mexico, where the people press forward with great commitment and attitude despite facing various hardships in their daily lives. The group consists of ten members.


The group treasurer is Rocío E. Cárdenas. She is 25 years old and studied through high school. Unfortunately, she says she had to quit school because of growing responsibilities at home and having to support her family by sewing. She is single and does not have children, but she is responsible for taking care of her nine siblings together with her mother. Every day she looks for ways to meet their needs. She makes tablecloths and napkins that are mainly sold in San Marcos Tlazalpan, Toluca, Mexico City, Santiago Acutzilapan, and Atlacomulco. Rocio learned how to sew at a young age without realizing that one day this skill would become a source of income. She always enjoyed sewing and was taught by her mother. Even though she had a hard time learning how to sew at first, Rocio’s dedication and perseverance resulted in the excellent work she produces today. She faces many challenges as a result of her weakened eyesight, but fortunately her family helps her with her other jobs. Upon requesting this loan, Rocio thought about what she would be buy and had always wanted to start a business making linens, so she will use the money to acquire the necessary materials. She hopes that though her work, her siblings will find better opportunities in other areas of society and experience a better quality of life today.


The other group members are:
Felipa N. M. – sells plastics
Graciela V. Martínez - sells metal cookware products
Catalina Cárdenas Cárdenas - sells plastics and metal cookware
Cristina R. Cárdenas - sells vegetables and handicrafts
Ana Rosa Méndez N. – sells plastics
Diana M. N. - sells plastics
Lucia Ramírez Sánchez – sells groceries
Luisa N. M. – operates a metal workshop
Mahe Adriana Hernández M. - operates a metal workshop

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Este grupo se llama MAZAHUA porque la comunidad en la cual habitan está muy arraigado el dialecto. Está ubicado en Atlacomulco, Estado de México en un lugar donde las personas enfrentan diferentes privaciones en su vida diaria; de las cuales salen avante con un gran compromiso y actitud. El grupo está conformado por 10 integrantes.
La tesorera del grupo se llama Rocío E. Cárdenas. Tiene 25 años estudió hasta la preparatoria, comenta que desafortunadamente no pudo seguir estudiando por la responsabilidad que adquiere en su casa y con su familia se dedica a la costura, no es casada y no tiene hijos, pero se ha tenido que hacer responsable de sus 9 hermanos en conjunto con su mama; día a día buscan la manera de solventar cada una de sus necesidades. Rocio se dedica a hacer manteles y servilletas que comercializa principalmente en, San Marcos Tlazalpan, Toluca, Distrito Federal, Santiago Acutzilapan y Atlacomulco, se inicio desde muy pequeña en el negocio sin pensar que fuera a ser esta actividad una fuente de ingreso, siempre le ha gustado la costura y lo aprendió de su mama aunque al principio menciona que le costó mucho trabajo aprender, su dedicación y perseverancia hizo posible que hoy en dia realice excelentes trabajos, ha enfrentado diferentes dificultades como lo ha sido que la vista se le ha debilitado pero afortunadamente su familia la apoya ayudándole a hacer sus trabajos. Al momento de solicitar el crédito está pensando en lo que va a comprar y siempre que tiene oportunidad visita los negocios de hilos para ir haciendo un presupuesto de lo que necesitara de dinero para comprar material. Rocio tiene la ilusión de que con su trabajo sus hermanos tengan mejores oportunidades en otros ámbitos de la sociedad y tengan una mejor calidad de vida que hoy en dia.

Los otros integrantes del grupo son:
Felipa N. M. (vta. plástico),
Graciela V. Martínez (vta. Productos de lamina),
Catalina Cárdenas Cárdenas (vta. De plástico y lamina),
Cristina R. Cárdenas (vta. de verdura y artesanía),
Ana Rosa Méndez N. (Vta. de plástico),
Diana M. N. (vta. de plástico),
Lucia Ramírez Sánchez (abarrotes),
Luisa N. M. ( Taller de lamina),
Mahe Adriana Hernández M. ( Taller de Lamina).

Additional Information

About CrediComun

This loan is administered by CrediComun, a Kiva Field Partner since February 2010. CrediComun is dedicated to providing loans to groups of women in rural areas in Mexico, and is beginning to lend to individuals as well. One of its newest branch offices is in Ciudad Neza, a poor suburb on the outskirts of Mexico City. CrediComun has grown rapidly since its inception in 2005, with 37 branch offices and over 350 employees, and was ranked the 12th best microfinance institution in Latin America in 2010 according to the Microfinance Information Exchange (MIX).

For more information on CrediComun, please visit its partner page. If you would like to support CrediComun and its borrowers, please visit its lending team.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Mexico

  • $11,249
    Average annual income
  • 2
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $17,777,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.6
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mazahua Group's $3,825 loan helped a member purchase materials for making linens.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 21, 2010
Listed
May 10, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 15, 2010