A loan of $2,950 helped a member to buy different kinds of wood to invest in her business.

Mar Azull Group's story

This group is called “Mar Azul” (Blue Sea). It is located in the Mexican state of Puebla. It has 9 members and it’s its first loan request.

Norma Rocío Gutiérrez T., 33, is group President. She finished 11th grade. She has a carpentry shop. She has two children, one boy and one girl.

She makes wood articles that she sells in various locations. She started this business 15 years ago.

She feels excited when requesting the loan with lots of desire to stand out. She wants the loan to invest more in the business buying wood in various sizes. She also hopes the loan will help her obtain better profits and acquire more customers in order to attain a better life.

In this group: Yazmin, Maria Felix, Alicia, Lorenia, Martha, Catalina, Karina, Norma Rocio, Gudelia

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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