A loan of $3,725 helped a member investing in her beauty salon.


Citlaltepec Group's story

This photo was taken in the home of Margarita I., a member of the "Citlaltepec" group, located in the city of Orizaba in the state of Veracruz, México. The members of the group can be seen around "Mago," carrying out a haircut on one of the group members. Her work is a beauty salon which she began 30 years ago. She is requesting the loan to buy a display case to show her beauty products. When she requested this loan, she reported that she feels satisfied with her business. She is 51 years old, and she attended school through the third year of secondary school. She is married and has 3 children in total. She would like this loan to buy a display case for her beauty salon, to show the beauty products she sells there. She also hopes to expand her clientele, and thus increase her sales and raise her income. María Laura V. is the group's president. She is 41 years old and attended school up to the academy. She has 3 children in total. Her work is selling shoes and lingerie, a business she began 7 years ago. She is requesting the loan to invest in shoes and buy lingerie to sell. The group is maD. up of 13 members.

In this group: Concepcion, Maria Laura, Delfina, Margarita, Dora, Silvia, Monserrat Del Carmen, Concepcion, Maria Cecilia, Aidee, Maricela, Socorro*, Natali
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patricia Linderman



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