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Alicia is a hardworking woman. She is 37 years old and has four children, two of whom are in high school while the other two are in elementary school. Alicia helps her husband with making bricks to sell. They also make cinder blocks. She has been in this business for five years and says that her husband learned from his father, who worked in this traD. for a long time.

Now she is requesting a loan to buy materials for making bricks such as gravel, cement, sand, and other items. She will buy these items from a store in her village that sells construction materials. Her dream in the future is to buy her own machine for making bricks because the one that they use belongs to her father-in-law. Alicia says that she is very pleased because this is the first time she has worked with a loan. She is also happy that the interest rates are low and that the payments are not a heavy burden.

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Alicia es una mujer trabajadora tiene 37 años D. edad y tiene 4 hijos los cuales 2 estudian en la secundaria y 2 en la primaria. Ella ayuda a su esposo a hacer tabique para vender también hacen tabicon desD. hace 5 años dice que a el lo enseño su papa desD. hace mucho tiempo y ahorita esta pidiendo Alicia un crédito a la financiera para la compra D. material para hace tabique como graba, cemento, arena etc. la cual la compraran en tiendas D. venta D. material para construcción en su población. El Sueño que tiene Alicia es mas adelante comprar su propia maquina para hacer tabique ya que donD. lo hacen es D. su suegro. Platica que esta muy contenta por que es la primera vez que trabaja con la financiera y que se le hace poco los intereses que va a pagar y no se le va hacer tan pesado los pagos.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 82
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $19,636,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 14.0
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Alicia to buy materials for making bricks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2011
Oct 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012