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Total loan: $2,450
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Estrellas Tlahue Group

Mexico
Tula, Hidalgo, Mexico / Embroidery

A loan of $2,450 helped a member to buy a variety of threads, yarn, and fabrics for making more embroideries.


Estrellas Tlahue Group's story

This group is called “Estrellas Tlahue” (Stars of Tláhuac). Just like the stars that shine brightly at night, the members of this group seek to distinguish themselves as women who shine in their efforts as they seek to proviD. a better future for their families. This group is from the State of Hidalgo in Mexico. There are 11 members.

Sra. Aurelia is a member of the group. She is 35 years and has two children (ages 2 and 9). For the past 15 years, she has been selling napkins that she embroiders herself. Thanks to her embroidery skills, her customers have recommended her and the sales from her business have increased. Aurelia is requesting a loan to buy a variety of threads, yarn, and fabrics for making more embroideries. She says that thanks to her business, she has been able to offer her family a better quality of life. Aurelia experiences personal fulfillment from discovering that she has the capacity to move forward through her own efforts. With the income she earns, Aurelia will continue saving so that she can be prepared for any unexpected emergency and invest in her business.

In this group: Adriana, Liliana, Aurelia, Anai, Leticia, Claudia, Patricia, Ruth, Ma Jesus, Teresa, Claudia
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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: August 22, 2011

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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: August 22, 2011