A loan of $3,575 helped a member purchase raw materials.


Casita Blanca Group's story

This group is called Casita Blanca because the house where they meet in Toluca, Mexico is painted white. The group has 10 members, and Mrs. Maria Elia J. C. is the president. She is a 46-year-old merchant who attended elementary and middle school. She has three children, two sons and a daughter. She has made hats to sell for 10 years and is requesting this loan to purchase materials for hatmaking. She is happy to be able to contribute to household expenses and help her family get ahead and have a better life. She wants to have a more stable future and to expand her business.

In this group: Ofelia, Patricia, Adriana Gabriela, Antonia, Esthela, Lourdes, Lucia, Toribia, Maria Elia, Maria Ines

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Andrea Rosenberg



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