Florecitas De Santa Ana Tlapaltitlan Group
One of the members is Sra. Ines. She is 27 years old, married, and has four children. Sra. Ines says that she has been selling flowers for 15 years and manages a small greenhouse. She sells her products on the street. The needs of her family keep growing each time, and the incomes that both she and her husband generate are not sufficient. Ines is very excited about growing her business and hopes to have a shop where she can sell floral arrangements. This loan will allow her to invest in the purchase of fertilizers and seeds so that she can cultivate a wider variety of flowers and sell them in larger quantities. Her dream is to provide her children with the opportunity to continue their studies so that they can earn a professional degree someday.
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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