A loan of $3,200 helped a member purchase supplies & furniture for a Mexican snack business.


Las Amigas Vecinas Group's story

This group is called “Las Amigas Vecinas” (The Neighboring Friends), which can be found in the State of Puebla in Mexico. The group consists of nine members.


Margarita Martínez is one of the members. She is 50 years old and has a sixth graD. education. Margarita is married and has five children, four daughters and a son. She has a business selling Mexican snacks that she started 15 years ago. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy supplies and furniture, such as tables and chairs, for her business. Her customers say she makes the best snacks in the region and that they choose her business because she provides good service. Upon receiving her loan, Margarita was pleased and wanted to use the loan to make improvements to her establishment.

In this group: Minerva, Margarita, Albertina, Anastacia, Maria Guillermina, Adelina Marcela, Edith, Paz, Maribel

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



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