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Rosa Yolanda
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ROSA YOLANDA is a single 17 years old. Since she was little her mom taught her how to make crafts, which distinguishes her town (Zinacantan). She makes napkins, table cloths, bed sheets, and cushions. She sells them with many other people from her region wich makes her town a comercial tourist center. She also helps bring merchandise to herr moms store. With the loan she will invest on the thread and fabric for her crafts. She also will buy rice, sugar, salt, oils, and other things for her moms grocery store. She's part of the solitary group called "Merced 3".

Translated from Spanish by Mariela and Edith of San Roque High School, Kiva volunteers

ROSA YOLANDA tiene 17 años, soltera, desde muy pequeña su mama le enseño la actividad artesanal que distinguen a su pueblo (zinacantan). Ella hace servilletas, manteles, chales, sobrecamas, cojines y los vende con los mayoristas de su región que lo comercializan en centros turísticos. Con su préstamo invertirá en la compra de hilo y tela al por mayor, y también ayudara a surtir la tienda de abarrotes que tiene su mama comprando arroz, azúcar, sal, aceites, otros. Ella forma parte del grupo solidario llamado Merced 3.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 22
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  • $19,052,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Rosa Yolanda to buy thread and fabric for her crafts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2007
Sep 11, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 26, 2008