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Patricia is a very hardworking person. She requested a loan to renovate the walls of her house. They are currently made of aluminum sheeting and she wants to rebuild them from bricks. The winter season is approaching and she is concerned over the well-being of her children. She wants to protect them from the changes in climate and from illnesses that can result. She is thankful for the support provided in helping her realize her project.
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La señora Patricia es una persona muy trabajadora, ella solicito el crédito para cambiar las paredes de su casa ya que están construidas de lamina y desea hacerlas de ladrillos ya que la temporada de invierno se acerca y ella se preocupa por el bienestar de sus hijos, quiere protegerlos de los cambios climáticos y de las enfermedades que esto puede ocacionar, agradece el apoyo brindado para la realización de su proyecto.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 60
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $20,015,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.5
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Patricia to rebuild her house walls with bricks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 18, 2011
Oct 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 26, 2013