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Cazadoras Group
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This group is called “LAS CAZADORAS” (The Huntresses) and is located in the state of México. They decided on this name because legend has it that the place this town now sits on was once favorable for hunting and gathering during the Pre-Hispanic era, just like its name indicates. It is in Cerro del Chapulín and has 11 members.

One of the members is Mrs. Patricia González. She has three children who are 15, 11 and 3 years of age, respectively. Before starting her business she was exclusively a housewife but need and the desire to get ahead led her to seek new sources of income. With saving she had they decided to open a general store which has been her family’s support. Her dream is that her children have a better quality of life some day and that they go to school since she never had the opportunity to develop as a great professional.

With the loan the institution grants her she wants to acquire more merchandise so that her business will grow and someday she’ll be able to open a minisupermarket that will give her and her family tranquility.
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Este grupo se llama LAS CAZADORAS, se encuentra ubicado en el Estado de México, decidieron ponerle ese nombre ya que cuenta la historia que el lugar que hoy ocupa este municipio ere favorable para la caza y recolección en la epoca prehispanica, tal y como lo dice su nombre. En el cerro del Chapulin está integrado por 11 miembros una de ellas es la señora Patricia G., tiene tres hijos de 15, 11 y 3 años de edad respectivamente, antes de iniciar con su negocio se dedicaba exclusivamente al hogar pero la necesidad y las ganas de salir adelante la llevo a buscar nuevas fuentes de ingreso, con los ahorros que contaba decidierón poner una Miscelanea, la cual ha sido el sustento de su familia, la ilusion de la señora es que un día sus hijos tengan una mejor calidad de vida y que estudien ya que ella no tuvo la oportunidad para desarrolllarse como una gran profesionista, con el crédito que la institucion le ha otorgado desea, adquirir más mercancia para que su negocio crezca y algún día poder contar con un minisuper que le permita tener una tranquilidad para ella y su familia.

Additional Information

About CrediComun

This loan is administered by CrediComun, a Kiva Field Partner since February 2010. CrediComun is dedicated to providing loans to groups of women in rural areas in Mexico, and is beginning to lend to individuals as well. One of its newest branch offices is in Ciudad Neza, a poor suburb on the outskirts of Mexico City. CrediComun has grown rapidly since its inception in 2005, with 37 branch offices and over 350 employees, and was ranked the 12th best microfinance institution in Latin America in 2010 according to the Microfinance Information Exchange (MIX).

For more information on CrediComun, please visit its partner page. If you would like to support CrediComun and its borrowers, please visit its lending team.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 56
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,254,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.0
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Cazadoras Group's $4,000 loan helped a member for groceries and furniture for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2011
Mar 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011