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El Jardin De Buenavista Group
In this Group: Maricela, Graciela, Antonia, Maria Leticia, Margarita, Leonila, Agustina, Silvia, Gregoria, Maricruz Janet*, Ines
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This group is called “El Jardín de Buenavista” (Buenavista Garden) because the ladies all love plants. Besides, across from where they meet there’s a kindergarten (jardín de niños). It is located in the State of Morelos which is a place whose inhabitants very much want to get ahead and who work very hard every day to get ahead and provide better lives for their children.

The group has 11 members and this is the second loan request. María, 47, is one of the members. She only went to elementary school. She’s married and has been raising sheep for the last 10 years. She’s asking for the loan to buy sheep, feed and vitamins for their growth. She mostly sells her products to local neighbors and to people who make barbeque. Her customers comment that they like to buy from her because the feed she gives them guarantees good quality meat. Profits she earns will be used to reinvest so that her business will grow and she can offer her children a better quality of life and schooling for their future.
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Este grupo se llama "EL JARDIN DE BUENVISTA" porque a las señoras le agrada mucho las plantas, además de que frente a el lugar de reunion hay un jardin de niños; esta ubicado en el estado de México, es un lugar donde hay gente con muchas ganas de salir adelante que trabaja dia a dia muy duro para salir adelante y ofrecerle una mejor vida a sus hijos. El grupo esta conformado por 11 integrante y es la segunda vez que solicitan un prestamo. La señora Maria es integrante del grupo tiene 47 años, estudio solo la primaria y es casada, se dedica a la cria y venta de borregos que inicio hace ya 10 años. Solicita el prestamo para comprar borregos, alimento y vitaminas para crecimiento de los mismos, ella ofrece pricipalmente su producto a los vecinos de la comunidad y a las personas que se dedican a hacer barbacoa. Sus clientes comentan que les agrada comprar con ella por que la alimentacion que les da hace que la carne sea de calidad. Con los ganancias que obtenga lo va a invertir para continuar haciendo crecer su negocio y ofrecer a sus hijos una mejor calidad de vida y estudios para su futuro.

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
  • 63
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $20,015,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 11.6
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of El Jardin De Buenavista Group's $4,225 loan helped a member to buy sheep, feed and vitamins.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 20, 2011
Jul 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 6, 2012