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Las Estrellitas Group
In this Group: Blanca Luz, Irma, Jorge Antonio, Matilde Alicia, Martha
Martha lives in a beautiful town. She is single and wants to succeed in her business. Martha is requesting a loan to invest in the purchase of clothing for women, men, girls, and boys so that she can sell these items in the neighboring communities close to where she lives. She has been in business for 10 years and says that she is doing very well. With the income she generates, Martha is able to cover some of her expenses.

Her reason for starting this business was to help her parents obtain some income since they lack the most basic needs, but she says they are now doing well. What she wants most from her business and from this loan is to continue working so that she can keep improving her income and maintain her home.

Listed below are the other members of the group “Las Estrellitas” (The Little Stars):
• Sra. Blanca Luz will invest her loan in the purchase of merchandise for her grocery store.
• Irma makes cocoa powder for “tascalate”.
• Jorge will invest his loan in the purchase and sale of free-range chickens.
• Matilde Alicia will buy materials for making hammocks as well as Tupperware utensils.

View original language description ↓
Martha vive en un la localidad muy bonita, es soltera y desea superarse con su actividad.
Ella solicito el préstamo par invertirlo en la compra de ropas para damas, caballeros, niñas y niños, para venderlo en la comunidades cercanas de sus comunidad, en esta actividad lleva practicando diez años, en la que comenta que le ha ido muy bien con sus ingresos y ganancias para solventar algunos gastos generados.
Su motivo a esta actividad fue su familia para apoyar a sus padres con la colaboración de los ingresos ya si no la haga falta lo más necesario, en la que comenta que si le va bien.
Lo que más desea es que con su actividad y el préstamo siga trabajando para mantener mejor sus ingresos y para su hogar.
Las personas que integran en el grupo son las siguientes del grupo las estrellitas: la señora Blanca Luz quien invierte el préstamo en la compra de mercancía para su tienda de abarrotes, Irma quien se dedica a la elaboración de polvillo, tascalate, Jorge invertirá el préstamo en la compra y venta de pollos de rancho, Matilde Alicia compara material para la elaboración de hamacas y también compra de trastes de la marca Tupper.

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
  • 39
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,559,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.9
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Las Estrellitas Group's $1,800 loan helped a member to buy clothing for women, men, girls, and boys.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 9, 2011
Sep 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012