Piñas Coladas Group
Martina is requesting this loan to buy merchandise. Her customers are the general public. At the time of requesting this loan she is feeling enthusiastic because she will use her loan to buy more merchandise. She would like to use her loan to buy different brands of shoes, in different styles. She will also buy cheaper shoes that are affordable to her customers. Martina hopes that this loan will enable her to stock her business so that she and her family can enjoy a better quality of life. She hopes to provide her children with a better education since she would like to see them study for a degree.
(Note: the lady who can't be seen very well in the photo is called Dulce)
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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