A loan of $3,650 helped a member to buy pots and seeds to increase her productivity.

Creativas 1 Group's story

This group is called Creativas 1, because it is composed of women who progress everyday through their work. It is located in Atlacomulco in the State of Mexico. The group has 10 members.

Himelda S. is one of them. She is 26, attended a vocational school, is a nurse and has four children: three sons and one daughter. She has been selling plants for 9 years. She applies for this loan to buy pots and seeds. This will help her improve the yield, growth and competitiveness of her business, the quality of her products and the satisfaction of her customers thanks to a greater variety of products (malvones, geraniums, gazanias, pansies, petunias, poinsettias, etc.). It is a long-term goal, she wants to increase her productivity and invest in shade plants to improve her competitiveness in the market.

Note: Emma is the second lady on the picture, from left to right.

In this group: Leticia, Tania*, Emma, Cleotilde, Berenice, Esmeralda, Himelda, Maria Zoraida Edith, Hilda Miridia, Maria Guadalupe
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Robert Mouris

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