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Las Rosas Del Puente Group
In this Group: Julieta, Rosa, Irene, Judit, Romula, Sofia, Rolanda, Josefa, Marisela*, Carmela
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The name of this group is Las Rosas del Puente, meaning "The Roses of the Bridge". They decided upon this name because one of the members has a rose greenhouse. The story is about Sofia. She is 43 years old and she is married to Juan Miranda. They have 6 children together, and only Remedios and Juan are in still in school. They are in grade 10 and in grade 3. Sofia sells cosmetics and perfumes by catalogue.

Sofia decided to start out his business because she wanted to find a way to move her children forward and to help her husband with the household expenses and the educational expenses. She also wanted to improve the quality of life for her children. She invested the loan she received in the purchase of more merchandise, such as: catalogues, lipsticks, eye shadows, compacts, nail polish, mascara, eye liners, skin lotions, deodorants, and perfumes in order to add more product variety.

She is very happy because she says that her business has done very well. Her sales have increased significantly and so have her clients. Consequently her income has also increased, so much so that she has been able to save money to ensure her children's education.

Sofia's goal is to keep supporting her children in their studies, enabling them to complete a professional career and to have a better future. She also wants to expand her small business even more. She wants to expand her business and she is thinking of selling clothing, too. She will have a wider variety of articles and her business will have a better selection. it will improve and increase her profits.

She is very thankful to Fundacion Realidad (Kiva Field Partner) and the Kiva lenders for their unconditional support that they have provided. It is thanks to this support that she has been able to improve the quality of her life and that of her family. She will also continue to invest in her business.

These are the names of the individuals and the business activities in which the members of the group, Las Rosas del Puente, are involved in.

Julieta, Rosa, Judith, Romula, Sofia, Rolanda, Josefa, Carmela, Irene, and Marisela. They are involved in a variety of activities, including: grocery store, cosmetics sales, tamales sales, soft drink sales, clothing sales, and poultry sales.
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Este grupo se llama las rosas del puente, decidieron ponerle este nombre porque una de las integrantes tiene un vivero de rosas. La historia es acerca de la señora Sofía, ella tiene 43 años de edad, esta casada con el señor Juan Miranda, tienen 6 hijos, de los cuales solo Remedios y Juan estudian, ellos están cursando segundo año de prepa y tercer grado de primaria. Sofia se dedica a la venta de cosméticos y perfumes por catalogo.

Sofía decidió iniciar con este negocio, por que, quería buscar la manera de sacar a sus hijos adelante y para apoyar a su esposo con los gastos de la casa y su educación, al igual que para mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia, invirtió el préstamo recibido en la compra de mas mercancía como son: catálogos, labiales, sombras, rubores, rimeles, mascaras, delineadores y cremas, desodorantes, perfumes, etc. para poder tener mas variedad de productos.

Ella esta muy contenta por que dice que le va muy bien con su negocio, ya que sus ventas han incrementado bastante al igual que sus clientes, y por lo mismo sus ingresos también han aumentado satisfactoriamente, tanto que hasta está ahorrando para asegurar la educación de sus hijos.

La meta que tiene doña Sofía es la de continuar apoyando a sus hijos con sus estudios para que puedan terminar una carrera profesional y así tengan un mejor futuro, también quiere hacer crecer mas su pequeño negocio, ya que quiere ampliar un poco mas su negocio, esta pensando en vender también ropa, para tener más variedad de artículos y mas surtido su negocio, para así mejorar e incrementar sus ganancias.

Esta muy agradecida con fundación realidad y los prestatatarios de kiva por el apoyo incondicional que le están brindando, ya que gracias a esta ayuda ha mejorado su calidad de vida y la de su familia, al igual que continuar invirtiendo en su negocio.

Estos son los nombres de las personas y las actividades alas que se dedican cada una de las integrantes del grupo las rosas del puente.
Julieta, Rosa, Judith, Romula, Sofía, Rolanda, Josefa, Carmela, Irene y Marisela quienes se dedican a diferentes actividades como son: abarrotes, venta de cosméticos, tamales, refrescos, ropa y pollos.

Additional Information

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

  • $11,249
    Average annual income
  • 12
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $18,605,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.3
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Las Rosas Del Puente Group's $2,350 loan helped a member to purchase merchandise such as catalogues, lipsticks, eye shadows, compacts, nail polish, mascara, eye liners, skin lotions, deodorants, and perfumes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 22, 2011
Listed
Nov 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2012