A loan of $2,475 helped a member to buy rabbits and feed to raise them.


Las Dificiles Group's story

This group is called “Las Difíciles” and it is located in the State of Mexico. This community is distinguished by its variety of businesses that generate self-employment. The group is maD. up of ten members and this is the tenth time that they are requesting a loan. Señora Lourdes is a member of this group. She is originally from the community and she makes her living selling rabbits. She started the business more than eight years ago. She makes her sales around the community. Señora Lourdes mentioned that her business allows her to get ahead and take care of the expenses and needs of her family. She is married and has one child. Every day she tries to teach her child values and give him support to continue with his studies. She is 47 years old and completed secondary school. She will buy rabbits and feed to raise them with this loan. She hopes that with this loan her business will continue to be strengthened. She now has faith that she will get ahead and have more sales than she does now. This way she will be able to realize her dreams and her son will be able to have a career that lets him have a good life when he start his own family.

In this group: Paulina, Gloria, Maria Celsa, Eustacia, Lourdes, Isabel, Araceli, Ana Laura, Lucero, Estela
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Monica Wooters



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