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Sergio Alfonso
Sr. Sergio Alfonso G. Garcia is a hardworking gentleman who covers the expenses of his family by working at a factory. On the weekends, he performs blacksmithing jobs.

He wants a loan in order to put up a fence so that his family will have greater security. In order to complete this project, he needs to buy materials and pay for labor.

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El señor Sergio Alfonso G. Garcia es un hombre muy trabajador para solventar los gastos de la familia el trabaja en la maquiladora y por los fines de semana hace trabajos de herrería. El quiere un préstamo para levantar una barda para brindar a su familia mayor seguridad. Para poder realizar su proyecto el necesita comprar material y pagar mano de obra.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 81
    View loans »
    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $19,636,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.4
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Sergio Alfonso purchase materials & pay for labor to put up a fence.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 7, 2010
Dec 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011