A loan of $2,250 helped a member to buy spare parts and materials for bicycles.


Los Guadalupes Group's story

Edgar is 22 years old and married. His wife is named Wendy. He has two children, Yoselin, 4, and a two-month-old baby who does not have a name yet. He is a bricklayer and has been doing this work for a year.

He says he will set up a business and invest his loan in a bicycle repair shop. He hopes his loan will help him because he says he will put everything he has into it so his shop will get ahead.

Edgar belongs to Los Guadalupes Group, which has these five men and six women: Felipe, Fermín, Mario, Rosa, Roció, Inés, Oscar, Edgar, Luz Divina, Romelia, and Celedonia. They all work in commercial activities such as selling tamales, fish, bicycle shop, clothing, vegetables, bread, etc.

In this group: Felipe*, Fermin , Mario , Rosa , Ines , Oscar , Edgar , Luz Divina , Romelia , Celedonia , Rocio
*not pictured

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Catharine Wall


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