A loan of $3,125 helped a member to invest in buying catalogs for the winter season.

Luna Nueva 1 Group's story

This group is called 'Luna Nueva 1' (New Moon 1) because they say that they have started a very important new cycle in their life. The group is located in the State of Hidalgo, in Mexico and has nine members.

Natalia Edith E. is the group's president. She is 28 years old and studied up to the third year of high school. She has been selling shoes from a catalog for 5 years. She has three children aged 9, 7 and 3. Owing to Natalia's personality and her charisma in dealing with people, her customers are satisfied and happy. She even manages to create a pleasant atmosphere within the group. She is requesting this loan so that she can invest in buying catalogs for the winter season and also invest in buying shoes for the season.

This photo was taken in María Esperanza's house. She offered her home as a place for the group meeting. In the photo you can see the harmony and pleasant atmosphere which clearly shows the solidarity and unity which exists between all the members of this group. The meeting took place in María Esperanza's garden and it is a peaceful and cheerful place. Sánchez Juárez María Elena is missing from the photo because she had to go and deliver an order to Mexico City.

In this group: Nelly, Ivonee, Maria Elena*, Maria Esperanza, Natalia Edith, Yessica Marlen, Ma Luisa, Maria Elisa, Ariana
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard

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