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Perla Marisol
Perla Marisol is a hardworking mother of 2 adolescent children. She works in a pawn shop in her area. Her husband, Juan Antonio, helps her with the house, since he recently lost his job, although in a few days he will start a new job. They need this loan to weatherproof their home, since when it rains moisture seeps into the house and damages the walls of their home.
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La señora Perla Marisol es madre de 2 niños adolescentes, y es muy trabajadora, ella trabaja en una casa de empeño de la localidad, su esposo el Señor Juan Antonio, le ayuda en el hogar, ya que hace poco se quedo sin trabajo, aunque en unos días empieza en un nuevo trabajo. Ellos necesitan de este préstamo para impermeabilizar su vivienda, ya que con las lluvias se trasmite la humedad y daña las paredes de su casa.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 85
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $19,629,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.5
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Perla Marisol to weatherproof their home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 1, 2010
Sep 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011