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Raquel
Mexican women are increasingly providing for their families, thanks to their desire to get ahead and provide their children with a better quality of life. This is the case of Raquel, who has made gradual progress improving her business through these loans. She is married and has a small child who is in elementary school. Three years ago, she decided to carry out a dream that she had, which was to establish a grocery store to help her husband with the household expenses. Raquel requests this loan to buy a variety of items to sell in her store such as: soap, sugar, shampoo, eggs, milk, cereal, coffee, canned goods, etc. She says that she started with a small table selling sweets, and now she has been stocking her store with groceries. She has been gradually growing her business, thanks to her desire to get ahead. Raquel's dream is to have a very well-stocked store, so that the people in her neighborhood won't have to spend money on tickets to travel to the center of town to shop.
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La mujer mexicana poco a poco se hace a cargo de sus familias gracias a sus ganas de salir adelante y darles una mejor calidad de vida a sus hijos es el caso de Raquel que poco a poco a salido adelante y ha mejorado su negocio através de los créditos, ella es casada y tiene un niño pequeño el cual estudia la primaria, ella hace 3 años decidió emprender un sueño que ella tenia que era el poner una tienda de abarrotes para ayudar a su esposo con los gastos de la casa. Raquel pidió este crédito para la compra de diferentes artículos que vende en su tienda como Jabón, azúcar, shampoo, huevo, leche, cereal, café, enlatados, etc. dice que ella empezó con una mesita de dulces y que ahorita le ha estado surtiendo abarrotes poco a poco a crecido su negocio gracias a las ganas de salir adelante. El sueño de Raquel es tener muy bien surtida su tienda para que la gente de su colonia no se traslade hasta el centro de su población y para que no gaste más en pasajes.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 14
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $18,792,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.4
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Raquel to stock up her grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 29, 2011
Listed
Oct 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2012