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Maria Del Carmen
María del Carmen is single and lives only with her mother. She takes care of the household expenses. She works in the sales department of a store. The roof of her home has been damaged by the rains that have fallen here in the city. So, she is requesting a loan to have it repaired, as very heavy rains are predicted to fall and she fears for her and her mother's safety.
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María del carmen, es soltera solo vive con su mama, ella mantiene los gastos de la casa, ella trabaja en una tienda, en el departamento de ventas. Con las lluvias que han caído aquí en la cuidad se daño el techo de su vivienda, es por eso que esta solicitando este crédito para mandarlo reparar, ya que se pronostican lluvias muy intensas y teme por la seguridad de ella y su madre.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 57
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $20,002,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.5
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Maria Del Carmen to repair the roof on her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2010
Sep 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2012