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Teresa De Jesus
Teresa de Jesús is 49 years old. She is married and has one son. Her husband works as an independent carpenter. She buys clothing and sells it to the people in her community. She also makes tamales in her home and sells them door-to-door in nearby communities. She is part of the “María del Carmen Group 2”, along with Laura de la Cruz Vasquez, who has a small grocery store in her house. With the loan, Teresa wants to buy more clothes to sell in the surrounding communities. Laura wants to buy merchandise like cooking oil, conserves, and non-perishable foods in order to increase her income.

Translated from Spanish by Jennifer Day, Kiva Volunteer.

TERESA DE JESUS, TIENE 49 AÑOS , CASADA UN HIJO, SU ESPOSO TRABAJA COMO CARPINTERO EN FORMA INDEPENDIENTE. ELLA COMPRA ROPA Y LA VENDE ENTRE LAS PERSONAS DE SU COMUNIDAD ADEMAS HACE TAMALES EN SU CASA Y LA VENDE PUERTA A PUERTA ENTRE LAS COMUNIDADES CERCANAS .PERTENECE AL GRUPO MARIA DEL CARMEN 2 , JUNTO CON LA SEÑORA LAURA DE LA CRUZ VASQUEZ QUIEN TIENE UNA TIENDA DE ABARROTES. ESPERAN CON EL PRESTAMO TERESA COMPRAR MAS ROPA PARA SALIR A VENDER A LAS COMUNIDADES Y LAURA COMPRAR MERCADERIA COMO ACEITE , CONSERVAS Y ALIMENTOS NO PERECIBLES PARA AUMENTAR SUS VENTAS.

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  • $11,249
    Average annual income
  • 40
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  • $18,365,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Teresa De Jesus to buy clothing merchandise for resale; To buy merchandise for a small grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jul 6, 2007
Listed
Jun 15, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Mar 6, 2008