A loan of $3,375 helped a member to purchase various merchandise.

The Stars Of Monte Blanco Group's story

This photo was taken in Concepcion M.'s house. She is a member of the community bank named "The Stars of Monte Blanco" and it is located in the state of Veracruz in Mexico. In the photo the group of women are standing around the Concha's merchandise. She has sold cosmetics for the past
4 years. She requests a loan to purchase her product in bulk to be able to sell at better prices. Her clients consider her to be a very responsible and hard working person. When she requested this loan she was very happy because she will be reinvesting in her business. She is 38 years old and she graduated high school. She is married and she has a daughter. She requests this loan to purchase merchandise in wholesale to increase her earnings and to make get better prices. She hopes to improve her financial standing and be able to have some home improvements made, to provide hr family with a better quality of life.

Columba M. is the president of the group. She is 58 years old and she has a grade 6 education. She is a widow and she has a son. She has sold crafts for the past 2 years. She requests a loan to purchase more merchandise in Mexico city for resale.

The group is made up of 11 members:

Sofia M sells embroidered fabrics.
Teresa M sells groceries.
Laura P sells prepared foods.
Maria Camelia G. sells coffee.
Isabel H. sells plants.
Sara R. sells snacks.
Esperanza M. sells snacks.
Liliana Guadalupe M. sells cosmetics.
Balvina S sells chicken.

In this group: Balbina , Laura , Tereza , Isabel , Columba , Esperanza , Maria Camelia , Sofia , Sara, Liliana Guadalupe*, Concepcion

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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