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Dulce Group
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This Group is called DULCE (Sweet) and is located in Lerma. The group has 10 members. They named themselves Dulce because all the members are cheerful and happy. Sometimes, since they speak the Otomí dialect, they tell jokes among themselves and laugh together.

One of the group members is Adelina L.G., better known in the group as “AD..” She is group treasurer and she tells us that she learned embroidery from her grandmother and mother since she was a little girl. Also, her native tongue is Otomí and she’s very proud of this and she transmits it to her children since it still perseveres in the region.

AD. tells us that the loan will be used to buy supplies for her embroidery like fabric and thread to make napkins to sell among her acquaintances. She also supplies some to one of her sisters who goes to sell them in the Federal District (México City). All this is in an effort to help her husband and get her small daughter ahead in life.

María L.R. is also a member of this group. She has a small grocery store in her home. She has three children. One of them is already married and the other two are in school, one in high school and the youngest in middle school. She will use the funds to stock her store in order to have higher profits so that she can proviD. her sons with professional studies.

The other group members are:

Roció MR
Adelina LG
Valentina LP
María Luisa RF
Rosenda GG
Tomasa Juliana GD
Amalia FR
Zenaida BB
MarceL. FH
María Isabel D. L. CT
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Este grupo se llama “DULCE” y está ubicado en Lerma, este grupo se integra D. 10 integrantes se auto llamo Dulce ya que todas las clientas son muy alegres y risueñas en ocasiones también como hablan el dialecto Otomí se dicen algunos chistes y se L. pasan riendo. En este grupo se encuentra L. Sra. Adelina L.G. mejor conocida en el grupo como “AD.” elL. es L. tesorera del grupo y nos comenta que su abuelita y su mamá le enseñaron el arte del bordado desD. muy pequeña, además D. su dialecto natural que es el Otomí y D. el cual está orgullosa y también lo transmite a sus hijos ya que todavía perdura en esta región, L. señora AD. nos comenta que el crédito lo invierte en comprar material para su bordado como son telas e hilos, para elaborar sus servilletas y venderlas entre sus conocidos y aparte le distribuye a una D. sus hermanas quien las venD. en el Distrito Federal, esto lo realiza con el propósito D. apoyar a su esposo y sacar adelante a su pequeña hija.
En este mismo grupo se encuentra L. señora María L. R. quien tiene una pequeña tienda en su casa, L. clienta cuenta con 3 hijos, uno D. ellos ya es casado y los otros dos estudian, uno L. preparatoria y el más pequeño estudia L. secundaria, L. clienta ocupará el crédito para poder surtir su tienda y poder obtener una mayor utilidad para así sacar adelante a sus hijos y darles una carrera profesional.
Los otros integrantes del grupo son:
Roció MR
Adelina LG
Valentina LP
María Luisa RF
Rosenda GG
Tomasa Juliana GD
Amalia FR
Zenaida BB
MarceL. FH
María Isabel D. L. CT

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
  • 44
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,559,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.8
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Dulce Group's $3,925 loan helped a member to buy embroidery supplies like fabric and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 29, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2010