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Estrellas Sc Group
In this Group: Elizabeth Guadalupe, Marisela, Nelly, Maria De Los Angeles, Guadalupe, Mariel, Manuela, Yuliana, Karina*
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This group is called “Estrellas SC” (Stars SC) because the members want to become successful individuals. The group is located in Puebla, Mexico, and consists of nine members.

Marisela A.M. is the president of the group. She is 35 years old, has a third grade education, and earns her living by making construction materials. Marisela has three children, two daughters and a son. She has a business making blocks that she started nine years ago. Marisela is requesting a loan to buy cement and “cachuatillo” (red volcanic rock). Her customers are satisfied with the punctuality with which she delivers her orders as well as the quality of her products. Upon requesting her loan, Marisela felt enthusiastic and happy to be accessing these funds because she would be able to finish the bedroom for her children and build up a good inheritance for them.

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Este grupo se llama ESTRELLAS SC, porque quieren llegar a ser personas exitosas. Está ubicado en Puebla en Mexico. El grupo está conformado por nueve integrantes, Marisela A. M. es la presidenta del grupo. Tiene 35 años, estudió hasta el tercer año de primaria, es fabricante y tiene 3 hijos; 2 mujeres y 1 varon. Ella se dedica a la elaboracion de block, que inició hace 9 años. Solicita el préstamo para la compra de cemento y cacahuatillo. Sus clientes se sienten muy a gusto con la puntualidad para entregar los pedidos además de la calidad. Al momento de solicitar este préstamo se siente con mucho entusiasmo y muy feliz por poder solicitar un crédito para poder terminar el dormitorio para sus hijos y tener un mejor patrimonio para sus hijos.

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

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 50
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $19,988,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.0
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Estrellas Sc Group's $2,500 loan helped a member purchase cement & volcanic rocks for making construction blocks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 7, 2011
Feb 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011