Chicas Dulces Group
Martha is the group's president. She has a business selling underwear which she started three years ago. She is requesting this loan to buy underwear. Martha is 44 years old and studied up to the fourth year of elementary school. She has a common-law marriage and three children. At the time of requesting this loan, she feels excited by the opportunity that she is being given to invest in her business and have more merchandise to sell. She would like this loan to buy merchandise that she has already promised to customers. She thereby hopes to gain more customers and provide her family with a better quality of life. She would also like to save part of her profits so that she can provide for her children's education since her biggest dream is to see her children gain professional degrees.
About CrediComunThis 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.
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