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Mrs. Erika R. acquired her home a short time ago through a government loan. The house has only one bedroom for her family of six. She is requesting this loan to add another bedroom to the house so that her four children have their own space in it.

Mrs. Erika works cleaning houses and her husband Mr. Julio Romero works for a transportation company in the department of electrical mechanic. The income from their jobs covers their family’s expenses and part of it will be used to repay this loan.

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La señora Erika R. tiene poco tiempo que adquirió su vivienda por un crédito del gobierno. Pero solamente tiene construidos una recamara y son seis de familia.
Es por eso que está solicitando un crédito para la construcción de un cuarto más a la casa y así sus cuatro hijos tengan su propio espacio en la vivienda.
Doña Erika trabaja en limpieza de casa en diferentes partes, y su esposo el señor Julio Romero es empleado de una linia de trasportes en el departamento de mecánico eléctrico, estos son los ingresos que tiene para su familia y con el cual una parte los destinaran para el pago de préstamo.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 59
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $20,015,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.0
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Erika construction of an additional bedroom in their house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 20, 2009
Aug 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010