A loan of $5,900 helps a member to buy used clothing to sell.


Las Mercedes Group's story

This is a very united group. They have been working together for 36 [loan] cycles.. They help each other as they are able and seek the opportunity to continue improving their and their families' quality of life.

One of them is Mari. She is married and the mother of three children for whom she, as well as her husband, fights to be able to get them ahead and to give them a decent life with all necessities. Mari says that, to help with household income, she works selling used clothing, which lately has been well-received due to good prices. Her goal is to be able to continue with her work to be able to continue helping her loved ones.

She requests this loan to buy used clothing to sell; with this, she will have more variety to offer her customers.

Note: Although there is only one person in the photo, this is a group loan. It was not possible to take a group photo, to avoid gathering people during the Covid-19 pandemic.

In this group: Mari, Sady, Blanca, Fátima, Lucía, Blanca, María, Lorena, Claudia, Andrea, Pabla, Nidia, Johana, Josefina, Delia

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer joann stephan.


This loan is special because:

It includes a basic health insurance plan.

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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.