A loan of $4,375 helped a member to invest in merchandise.


Estrellas 1 Group's story

This photo was taken in the home of Mrs Maria del Rosario, a member of the Estrellas 1 ["Stars 1"] group. This group is located in the state of Veracruz, Mexico. The 10 group members are seen in the photo. Maria works selling lingerie, shoes and cosmetics through a catalogue. She started this five years ago.
She is requesting this loan for the purchase of more products for her sales. Her earnings are increasing because of the variety of stock in her small business. At the moment of requesting this loan, she feels satisfied and happy with it.
She is 45 and studied up to a bachelor's degree. She is a mother of three children; 2 girls and one boy. She wants this loan for the purchase of more products for her sales. She also hopes to make more income and offer her family a better quality of life.
Leticia P is the group president. She is 42 and studied until high school. She sells clothing, and started doing this 8 years ago. She is requesting this loan for the purchase of more clothing. This group is maD. up of 11 members.

In this group: Leticia, Maria Del Rosario, Angelina, Maria Robertina Yolanda, Marisol, Jesus Del Rocio, Josefina, Veronica, Ariel Betzabet, Hilda, Lilia*
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper



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