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Infonavit San Marcos Group
In this Group: Elsa, Maria Elena, Francisca, Rebeca, Susana, Ma De Lourdes, Isela, Dolores, Marcela, Ana Eloisa
This group is called 'INFONAVIT SAN MARCOS' because that is the name of the place where they meet. The ladies chose this name so that they could be located more quickly since their group name is also the name of their neighborhood.

Maria de Lourdes M. has been selling stuffed toys, backpacks and toys for ten years. She will use this loan to invest in her business so that she has a wider variety of merchandise since the time of year when she makes most sales is approaching. She would like her business to do well because she believes that, with the profits, she can further grow her business and also provide her family with a better quality of life and support them financially. Later she will be able to use the money she saves to take her children on holiday because they have never gone away anywhere and she would like to provide her family with this happiness.
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El grupo se llama INFONAVIT SAN MARCOS porque el lugar en donde se reunen lleva ese nombre y las señora lo eligieron para que las ubicaran más rapido ya que el grupo lleva el nombre de su localidad, la señora Maria de Lourdes M. se dedica a vender peluches, mochilas y juguetes desde hace 10 años va a ocupar su credito para invertir en su negocio para tener variendad en su mercancia ya que se acerca la epoca donde ella vende mas, ella desea que su negocio sobre salga porque tiene la ilusion de que con sus ganancias pueda hacer crecer su negocio, así como brindarles a una mejor calidad de vida a su familia y apoyarlos con los gastos economicos y posteriormente lo que vaya ahorrando llevar a sus hijos de vacaciones ya que nunca han salido de viaje y le gustaria darle esa alegria a su familia.

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
  • 91
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $19,646,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.0
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Infonavit San Marcos Group's $3,950 loan helped a member to invest in merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 18, 2011
Apr 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2011