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Josefa Patricia
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Josefa is a 23-year-old married mother of two. She and her husband have had a carpentry business making doors and windows with designed iron and wood for the past seven years. Their customers live in San Cristóbal and the surrounding areas. On top of that, Josefa also makes crafts like tablecloths, napkins and embroidered blanks that she sells to downtown vendors who then resell the items to tourists. With the loan, she plans to purchase wood and iron for the carpentry business and thread and fabric for her handicrafts.

Translated from Spanish by Marty Greenstein, Kiva Volunteer


JOSEFA, esta casada , tiene 23 años , 2 hijos ,junto con su esposo tienen un negocio de balconería y carpintería ( hacen puertas , ventanas de hierro con diseños y de madera ) desde hace 7 años , sus clientes vienen de la ciudad de San Cristóbal y alrededores además ella realiza trabajos de artesanía tales como manteles , servilletas , mantas bordadas y los vende en el pueblo mas cercano a los mayoristas quienes después se lo revenden a los turistas de la zona. Pertenece al grupo Fátima 5. Con el préstamo espera invertir en la compra de madera y hierro para la balconería y además hilo y géneros para sus artesanías.

About Mexico

  • $11,249
    Average annual income
  • 7
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  • $17,541,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Josefa Patricia purchase wood, iron, fabric and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Sep 29, 2007
Listed
Sep 14, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Aug 29, 2008