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Martina is requesting a loan to have her house waterproofed and painted, as during the rainy season water filters through consequently damaging the roof. Martina wants to prevent this problem from getting to serious and therefore costing more money than estimated. In order to pay for the expenses she works as a make-up artist Mondays to Fridays, and in some occasions she does overtime to make extra money. Martina is a single mother of three children, and she wants them to become good citizens and to reach a better economic status. She will give them the best education she can, acting as both mother and father.

In order to carry out her project she needs to buy construction materials and paint to protect her house.
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La señora Martina solicita un préstamo para impermeabilizar y pintar su casa; porque en las temporadas de lluvias el agua se trasmina por consecuencia el techo se está deteriorando. Martina quiere prevenir que el problema se agrave y tenga que gastar más de lo previsto. Para poder cubrir los gastos ella trabaja en maquiladora de Lunes a Viernes y algunas ocasiones se queda mas tiempo para percibir un ingreso extra. Martina es madre soltera de tres pequeños, de los que quiere formar unos buenos ciudadanos y un mejor patrimonio, ella les dará la mejor educación siendo madre y padre a la vez.

Para que ella pueda realizar su proyecto necesita comprar el material de impermeabilización y pintura para que su casa quede protegida.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 69
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  • $20,029,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.7
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Martina to buy construction materials and paint to have her house waterproofed and painted against heavy rains.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 18, 2011
Nov 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012