A loan of $1,925 helped a member to buy denim trousers and ladies' blouses.

Las Kiwis Group's story

This communal bank is called The Kiwis and is located in Jaloxtoc, Morelos, Mexico. It has 5 members who know each other and are neighbors.
They are asking Fundación Realidad for their first loan.

Zenaida has a candy stand, Elizabeth is going to start to sell shoes, Margarita sells shoes, Sara sells clothing and Marlen has a soft-drink depository.

The group representative is Sara J. V., 45. She finished 2nd grade and she sells women’s clothing. She is asking for a loan to buy merchandise such as denim trousers, blouses and t-shirts. She has been in business for 6 years and plans to use the funds to expand it by having more stock available for her customers thereby increasing profits.

Sara is very happy and grateful to Kiva lenders for the trust they place in her and her group.

In this group: Sara, Marlen, Margarita, Elizabeth, Zenaida

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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