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Maria Celia
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Maria Celia is a hard and responsible worker. She is married, has three sons -two that are 19 years old and one that is 22- and a daughter who is 13 years old. Her husband works as a truck driver and his salary is very low, insufficient to cover all the basic costs of living. For 10 years, Maria started her own business of selling popular local dishes with the support of her husband’s meager salary. Due to the taste and special seasonings, her customer base grew rapidly.


Now, in order to continue growing, Maria needs a loan of $925 to buy supplies, larger pots, tables and chairs, all to improve the quality of service. She promises to repay this loan in 6 months. With your help, Maria will able to grow her business and improve the quality of her family’s life. For this, she is very grateful for your help and support.

Translated from Spanish by Geraldine Kim, Kiva volunteer.



Maria Celia es muy trabajadora y responsable, ella está casada, tiene tres hijos de 19, 22 y 19 años de edad y una hija de 13 años. Su esposo trabaja como operador de un camión urbano y el salario que recibe es muy bajo, insuficiente para cubrir todos las necesidades básicas de su hogar, ante esta situación desde hace 10 años Maria inició su negocio de venta de comidas ofreciendo menudo y gorditas con un pequeño financiamiento de su esposo, gracias a su gusto por la cocina y su especial sazón sus clientes fueron incrementándose rápidamente.


Ahora para continuar creciendo Maria necesita un préstamo de $ 925 dólares que destinará a la compra de insumos, ollas más grandes, mesas y sillas, para mejorar la calidad del servicio que ofrece, ella promete regresar esta cantidad en 6 meses. Con tu ayuda Maria podrá hacer crecer su negocio y mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia, por lo que agradece mucho la confianza que depositas en ella y en su trabajo.

About Mexico

  • $11,249
    Average annual income
  • 4
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  • $17,308,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Maria Celia to buy supplies and various equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Sep 15, 2007
Listed
Aug 31, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Mar 3, 2008