A loan of $1,475 helped a member to buy rice, oil, sugar, beans, bread, sweet buns, salt, washing powder, bath soap, bleach, detergent, beef, chicken, milk products, etc.


Brisas Del Xolotlan Group's story

This group consists of three successful, entrepreneurial women. One of them is Magela. Magela is 43 years old, married, and has four children.

Magela has been running a convenience store from her home for the past 12 years. She has been a client of the institution for the last 8 years and has shown herself to be responsible when it comes to making her loan repayments. Her older daughters help run the business. Magela will invest her loan in buying grains such as rice; beans, sugar, oil, bread, sweet buns, salt, washing powder, bath soap, bleach, detergents, beef, chicken, dairy products etc. She used her previous loan to expand her business by purchasing a range of products that she didn't already sell.

Ana is 40 years old and has a business selling used clothing. Juana is 43 years old and her business is selling both new and used clothing.

In this group: Ana Rosa , Magela Del Carmen, Juana Del Socorro

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Linda Oxnard



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