A loan of $2,775 helped a member to buy merchandise for her store.


Bugambilia Group's story

This photograph was taken at Yolanda A.’s store. She is a member of the Bugambilia group, which is located in the state of Morelos in Mexico. In the photo you can see part of the merchandise that she sells. She sells groceries, and she started this business 30 years ago.

She is requesting the loan to buy merchandise and to stock her store. She will buy grains like rice, beans, and lentils, etc. Her customers prefer her because she has very good prices. Also, she provides very good service.

At the time of requesting the loan she is happy because she will be able to offer her customers more products.

She is 64 years old, and she has a sixth grade education. She is married and has seven children, three girls and four boys. She wants this loan to make her business grow. She also hopes to use the earnings to be able to buy a television for her family.

In this group: Yolanda, Julia, Simona, Petronila, Vicenta, Tomasa, Araceli, Sara Concepcion, Mercedes*, Cindy Anahi*
*not pictured

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



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