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Edith
Edith is 47 years old, she is married with Elpidio and they have 4 children, of whom only Alexis goes to school, attending the third year of Preschool, as the others are all married. She has been running a groceries store for 20 years.
She says she started this activity because she wanted to improve her family’s standard of living as well as her own, and to have a good economic solvency. She also wanted to start saving to grant an educational future to her son. The loan she has requested will be used to buy drinks, water, eggs, biscuits, oil, milk, rice, sugar, beans and ham to stock her shop up a bit more.
One of Edith’s goals is to make her activity grow a lot, as she wants to expand her shop in order to stock it up even more, consequently improving her sales and earnings.
She is deeply thankful to FRAC and to Kiva’s lenders for the great support they are offering her, as thanks to this help her activity and the life of her family with improve a little more.
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La señora Edith cuenta con la edad de 47 años y está casada con el señor Elpidio, con quien tiene 4 hijos de los cuales solo Alexis estudia, cursa el tercer año de preescolar, ya que los demás están casados, ella tiene una, tienda de abarrotes con la cual lleva 20 años.
Ella dice que empezó con este negocio porque quiere mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia y tener una buena solvencia económica, también para empezar a ahorrar y asegurar el futuro educativo de su hijo, el crédito que recibió lo va a invertir en la compra de refrescos, aguas, huevos, galletas, aceite, leche, arroz, azúcar, frijol, jabón etc. para tener un poco mas surtido su negocio.
Una de las metas que tiene doña Edith es la de hacer crecer muchísimo más su negocio, puesto que quiere ampliar su local, para poner tener aun mas surtida su tienda y así mejorar e incrementar sus ventas e ingresos.
Esta muy agradecida con FRAC y los donadores de kiva, por este gran apoyo que les están ofreciendo, ya que gracias a esa ayuda su negocio y vida de su familia mejoraran bastante.



About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 19
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $18,761,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.9
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Edith to buy drinks, water, eggs, biscuits, oil, milk, rice, sugar, beans and ham.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 16, 2012
Listed
Feb 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 16, 2012