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La Guadalupita Group
In this Group: Magnolia, Maria Consepcion, Anselma , Edith Maribel , Maricela , Josefina, Deunila Martina, Maria Guadalupe , Marcelina
This solidarity group is called "La Guadalupita". It is made up of the Señoras Anselma; Edith Maribel; Maricela, who will buy corn by the load; Señora Magnolia, who will buy cheese, tomatoes, chili peppers, tortillas, dough, butter and rice; Señora María Concepción, who will buy leaves for tamales, corn, butter, meat, and vegetables; Señora Josefina who will buy firewood by the load; Señora Deunila Martina who will buy ice-pops, chewing gum, chocolates and caramels; Señora María Guadalupe who will buy seeds and manure to grow beans; and Señora Marcelina who will buy crates of sodas.

Señora Josefina is 66 years old. She sells firewood, napkins, yarn and sweets. She is requesting her loan to buy firewood, napkins, yarn for weaving and sweets. She started her business three years ago, when she became widowed and lacked economic resources. Her son gave her $1,000, which she invested in sweets and jellies. Her business is in her home, and she also go to the plaza squares to sell her napkins and yarn for weaving. Her business is important, because she has work and it provides income so she can eat. She enjoys working as it is a distraction, and she is happy to be useful and to earn her own income. She is happy about this loan that she is going to receive, because it will be helping her to continue working in her business by keeping it well stocked.

Her dreams and hope are to put a roof on her house, and that God will keep her healthy and she won't get sick.

The members of the group give thanks to Kiva and to the Fundación Realidad for their help. Each one of the members will undertake the business in which they enjoy working.
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Este grupo solidario se llama La Guadalupita, está conformado por las señoras Anselma, Edith Maribel y Maricela van a comprar maíz por carga, la señora Magnolia va a comprar queso, jitomate, chiles, tortillas, masa, manteca y arroz, la señora María Concepción va a compra hojas para tamal, maíz, manteca, carne, verduras, la señora Josefina va a comprar leña por carga, la señora Deunila Martina va a comprar paletas, chicles, chocolates, caramelos, la señora María Guadalupe va a comprar semilla y abono para cultivar ejote, la señora Marcelina va a compra refrescos por caja. La señora josefina tiene 66 años de edad, ella vende leña, servilletas, hilos y dulces, ella solicito su préstamo para comprar leña, servilletas, hilos para tejer y dulces, ella inicio su negocio hace 3 años, cuando quedo viuda y por falta de recursos economicos, su hijo le dio $ 1,000.00 y los invirtió en dulces y gelatinas su negocio está en su casa, también va a las plazas a vender sus servilleta e hilos para tejer, su negocio es importante porque tiene trabajo y le va dejando ingresos para la comida, a ella le gusta vender se distrae y se siente contenta ser útil y tener sus propios ingresos, ella está contenta con este préstamo que va a recibir porque la están apoyando a seguir trabajando en su negocio para tenerlo bien surtido. Sus sueños y esperanzas son ponerle techo a su casa y que Dios la conserve sana y que no se enferme. Las integrantes del grupo les dan las gracias a Kiva y a Fundación Realidad por sus apoyos, cada una de las integrantes va a emprenden el negocio en lo que les gusta trabajar.

Additional Information

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
  • 37
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,559,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.4
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of La Guadalupita Group's $2,100 loan helped a member to buy firewood, napkins, yarn for weaving and sweets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 8, 2011
Sep 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011