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Pascuala makes designer tablecloths, napkins, cushions and clothing which she later embroiders and sells at an artisan market in the city of San Cristóbal. Furthermore, she also runs a small business with her children that makes doors and windows from iron and sells them to people from their community and the surrounding area. She is 47 years old, married and has five children. With the loan, she plans to purchase thread and fabric for her handicrafts and also purchase materials for her carpentry business.

Translated from Spanish by Marty Greenstein, Kiva Volunteer

PASCUALA , trabaja confeccionando manteles ,servilletas , cojines y ropa artesanal la cual posteriormente borda y vende en la ciudad de San Cristóbal en el mercado de las artesanías además tiene en sociedad con uno de sus hijos una mini empresa donde hacen puertas y ventanas de hierro y venden entre las personas de su comunidad y alrededores. Ella tiene 47 años, casada y tuvo 5 hijos. Pertenece al grupo Fátima 5. Su préstamo lo va a invertir en la compra de hilo y géneros y además apoyar a la balconería comprando materiales.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 17
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $18,764,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Pascuala purchase construction and artisan supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 29, 2007
Sep 14, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 29, 2008