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Las Fantasticas 1 Group
In this Group: Nohemi, Dolores Ana Maria, Rosa Maria, Gloria, Monserrat, Carla Yazmin, Esperanza, Maricruz, Mariany, Marisol
This photograph was taken in the house of Ana Maria, a member of Las Fantasticas (The Fantastics) 1 Group, in VeraC., Mexico. All members of the group are included in the picture. Ana Maria has been selling Mexican snacks for 4 years. She is requesting a loan to expand her stall.

Her neighbors categorize her as a responsible person. As she was requesting this loan, she felt very content, since she would have more customers. Ana Maria is 42 years old, studied at preparatory school, is married, and has 3 children -- a girl and 2 boys. She hopes to be able to better her economic condition.

Nohemi is president of the group. She is also 42, studied up to her high school diploma, is married and has 2 children -- a boy and a girl. Nohemi has been selling clothing and cosmetics for the last 3 years. She requests a loan to acquire seasonal merchandise.
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Esta foto fue tomada en la casa de la señora Ana Maria, una integrante del grupo fantasticas 1, que esta ubicado en VeraC., México. En la fotografía se observa a todas las integrantes del grupo, ella se dedica a la venta de antojitos que inicio hace 4 años, solicita el prestamo para ampliar su local, sus vecinos la catalogan como una persona responsable, al momento de solicitar este prestamo se siente muy contenta ya que así tendra más clientes, ella tiene 42 años, estudió la preparatoria, es casada y tiene 3 hijos; 1 mujer y 2 varones. La señora María también espera poder mejorar su economía. Nohemi G. es la presidenta del grupo,tiene 42 años, estudió hasta el bachillerato, es casada y tiene 2 hijos, un varon y una mujer, ella se dedica a la venta de ropa y cosmeticos que inicio hace 3 años, solicita el prestamo para adquirir mercancía de temporada.

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
  • 95
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $19,574,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.0
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 26, 2011
Mar 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 3, 2012