A loan of $2,500 helped a member to buy supplies and ingredients for her ice cream sales business.


El Rayito De Luz Group's story

This group is called “EL RAYITO DE LUZ” and is located in the State of Mexico. This community is known for its hard working people, its livestock, and its beautiful landscapes. The group is made up of eight members and this is their first loan request.

María is the group’s president and she started her business in a small location ten years ago. She sells different kinds of ice cream, of different flavors, that she makes herself. She is asking for this loan in order to buy ingredients such as fruit, pitchers, and ice in order to continue her production and be able to offer a greater variety to her customers. She is 33 years old, has a junior high school education, and has always distinguished herself as a person with a great desire to get ahead and provide the best for her family every day. She is happily married and has three children, ages 14, 9, and 8.

In this group: Maria, Maribel, Jaqueline, Erika, Edith, Ariana, Yanet, Maribel

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Hugo Reyes



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