A loan of $3,675 helped a member to buy more shoes for her business.


Joan Group's story

This group, known as "Joan", is located in the state of Mexico. The group is maD. up of 10 members and this is their first time requesting a loan.

One member of the group is Laura, 31 years old. She completed primary school, is married and has 3 children ages 10,8 and 3. For three years she has been selling shoes from catalogs. She is requesting a loan to get seasonal catalogs and place some pending orders. Her customers tell her that they like to buy from her because she always gets things to them on time, and is very friendly and responsible. At this time, she feels very motivated to continue investing in her business since it will help her to continue investing and to have more clients. She also hopes to save some of her earnings to put towards her children's professional careers so that they can have a better future.

In this group: Maricela Sara, Rita Zenaida*, Obdulia Ariadna, Demetria, Luisa, Lorenza, Laura Patricia, Gabriela, Rosario, Veronica
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Mary Berghaus



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