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Pedro José
Pedro is a father with three adolescent children who are currently in school.

He is requesting a loan so that he can buy materials such as cement and reinforcing bars and pay the person who will carry out the work. This is because his house needs a roof; it is currently covered with wood and metal sheeting. He plans to construct a concrete slab roof so that his house will be more secure and durable.

He is requesting the loan for this construction, and he plans to pay for it with the income he obtains from his work.

His desire is that his children can have their own room and a better quality of life.
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El señor Pedro es padre de familia, tiene tres hijos adolescentes que actualmente estudian.
Esta solicitando un préstamo para poder comprar el material que es el cemento, varilla y pagarle a la persona que se encargara de realizar la mejora. Ya que a su casa le esta haciendo falta el techo porque actualmente lo tiene de madera y lamina. Tiene el proyecto de construir una losa de concreto para que la casa sea más segura y duradera.
Solicita el préstamo para esa construcción y planea pagar con sus ingresos que obtiene de su trabajo.
Su deseo es que sus hijos tengan su propio cuarto y vivan mejor.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 87
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $19,621,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 11.7
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Pedro José to build a concrete slab roof for his house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 27, 2011
May 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011