A loan of $2,275 helped a member to grow the business and, in the future, have their own stores.

El Trebol Magico Group's story

This group is called the Magic Clover, named as such because the members think it is good luck. They are located in Hidalgo, and the group is made up of 10 members.

Yadit Raquel R. C. is the president of the group. She is 23 years old, studied until secondary school, and is the single mother of a 3-year old daughter.

She dedicates herself to selling perfumes by catalog, an endeavor she began 3½ years ago. She requested a loan to buy more perfumes, so she could grow her business. Her goal is to open her own locale where she can sell her perfumes and cosmetics.

Another member of the group is Margarita Martínez J.. She is 48 years old, studied until primary school, is married and has 4 children; 3 daughters ages 19, 16, and 4, as well as 1 son who is 18.

Margarita dedicates herself to selling clothing, a business she started 9 years ago. She is requesting the loan to buy more clothing and invest in her business. Her dream is to open her own store so she can sell her products, since she wants to grow her business and sell other types of merchandise. Right now, her goal is to provide a higher standard of living for her children.

In this group: Sonia, Alma Yasheli, Martha, Antonia Gelacia, Yessenia, Margarita, Glenda Yanet*, Alicia, Yadit Raquel, Edith
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer

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