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1Ero De Mayo Group
In this Group: Braulia, Adela, Luis Ricardo , Estela, Alejo, Rosa Isela, Monica Janet, Selene, Araceli*
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Update on 1Ero De Mayo Group

Estela is another member of the Primero de Mayo (First of May) group. She is 38 years old, has a secondary school education, is married, and has two children. She makes a living by making and selling woven clothing and shoes. She tells us that she learned how to make these things when she was single and, after she got married, she decided to continue to sell her creations. Until now, she has had good results because she is gaining more customers and continuing to sell her products.

Estela has been working in this business for 8 years. She has requested this loan because she wants to restock her business and purchase a variety of thread and soles to continue production. She hopes that her business will continue to grow so that she can provide her two children with the opportunity to study a career and improve their quality of life.

The other members of the group are:

Araceli: sells "antojitos" (Mexican snacks)
Braulia: sells clothing
Adela: sells footwear and lingerie
Luis Ricardo: pharmacy
Alejo: grocery store
Rosa Isela: sells clothing
Mónica: sells food
Selene: nutrition club
View original language description ↓
Estela es otro de los integrantes del grupo 1ero de mayo, ella tiene la edad de 38 años, estudio secundaria, es casada y tiene 2 hijos. Estela se dedica a la venta de y elaboración de ropa y zapatos tejidos, platica que aprendió a hacer estas manualidades cuando era soltera y desde que se casó, decidió continuar a vender sus creaciones y hasta ahora, ha tenido buenos resultados ya que esta haciendo más clientes y sus productos se continúan vendiendo. Estela lleva 8 años realizando su actividad y ha solicitado este crédito ya que quiere resurtirse comprando variedad de hilos y suelas para continuar con su producción. Ella espera que su negocio continué creciendo para poder darle a sus dos hijos la oportunidad de estudiar una carrera y mejorar su calidad de vida.

Los demás integrantes del grupo son:

Araceli venta de antojitos mexicanos
Braulia venta de ropa
Adela venta de calzado y lencería
Luis Ricardo farmacia
Alejo tienda de abarrotes
Rosa Isela venta de ropa
Mónica venta de comida
Selene club de nutrición

Previous Loan Details

Alejo is one of the members of the 1Ero de Mayo [1st of May] group. He has been working in business for 7 years. He says he has always lived in the same district and this is where he decided to open a grocery shop, with the intention of providing a service to his neighbours and earning his own m... More from 1Ero De Mayo Group's previous loan »

Additional Information

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

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
  • 80
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $20,993,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.5
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of 1Ero De Mayo Group's $4,100 loan helped a member to purchase a variety of thread and soles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 16, 2014
Jan 30, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014