Estrellas Tlahue Group
Sra. Aurelia is a member of the group. She is 35 years and has two children (ages 2 and 9). For the past 15 years, she has been selling napkins that she embroiders herself. Thanks to her embroidery skills, her customers have recommended her and the sales from her business have increased. Aurelia is requesting a loan to buy a variety of threads, yarn, and fabrics for making more embroideries. She says that thanks to her business, she has been able to offer her family a better quality of life. Aurelia experiences personal fulfillment from discovering that she has the capacity to move forward through her own efforts. With the income she earns, Aurelia will continue saving so that she can be prepared for any unexpected emergency and invest in her business.
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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