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Lucia
Women now take care of their families since a lot of the men unfortunately are unemployed. Many of them have to help their husbands with the household expenses. Such is the case with Lucia, whose husband is one of the thousands of unemployed in their country. Lucia says that she helps her husband with the household expenses, supporting their three children, and providing them an education. She established a business buying and selling a wide variety of baked goods such as pan de nata, pan de huevos, conches, cuernitos, and other items. Every day she buys baked goods at an early hour and then sells them at the supply market around 8am. She also has a vending post where she sells shoelaces of different sizes and colors, sponges for shining shoes, shoe polish, and shoe wax. Lucia says this business helps her while she sells bread, thereby allowing her to have a better quality of life. She says that thanks to the loans, her business has grown tremendously.


Lucia would like to express her appreciation for the help from the lenders so that she can improve her quality of life.

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Las mujeres ahora se hacen cargo de sus familias ya que desgraciadamente casi los hombres no tienen empleo y tienen ellas que ayudar a sus esposos con los gastos del hogar es el caso de Lucia que desgraciadamente su esposo es uno de los miles de desempleados que hay en su país, comenta Lucia que ella le ayuda a su esposo con los gastos del hogar ya que tienen 3 hijos que mantener y darles estudio, ella emprendió un negocio de compra y venta de pan dice que vende una gran variedad como son el pan de nata, de huevo, conches, cuernitos etc. a diario ella compra a muy temprana hora su pan y lo saca a vender en la central de abastos como a las 8 de la mañana. También dice que tiene un puesto de venta de agujetas de diferentes tamaños y colores, esponjas para limpiar zapatos, pintura para pintar zapatos, grasa para limpiarlos etc. dice que con ese negocio le ayuda mientras vende el pan y así tener una mejor calidad de vida. Ella dice que gracias a los créditos que la financiera le ha hecho su negocio ha crecido demasiado, ella quiere agradecer que ayuda a la financiera por que así ella puede mejorar su calidad de vida.

About Mexico

  • $11,249
    Average annual income
  • 12
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $18,578,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.4
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Lucia to buy shoe accessories such as shoelaces of different sizes and colors, sponges for shining shoes, shoe polish, and shoe wax.
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