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Hortencia
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Hortencia sells various brands of cosmetics. She is divorced, has 4 grown children, and does not receive a pension so she had to begin a business in order to meet her expenses and maintain her house. She began her business 2 years ago with some neighbors and to date has a good number of customers.

She needs a loan of US$475, which will be repaid in 6 months, to purchase a display case to show and store her products. With your help Hortencia will be able to continue to earn a living.


Translated from Spanish by Cindy Kendall, Kiva volunteer.



Hortencia se dedica a la venta de cosméticos de diversas marcas su estado civil es divorciada y como sus 4 hijos ya son mayores de edad, ya no recibe pensión, por lo que tuvo que comenzar un negocio para poder sobrellevar sus gastos, y sostener su casa, inicio hace dos años con sus vecinos y a la fecha cuenta con una buena cartera de clientes


Ella requiere un crédito por US $ 475 que pagara en 6 meses el cual será destinado a la compra de una vitrina para exhibir y guardar sus productos. Con tu ayuda doña Hortencia seguirá teniendo un ingreso para subsistir

About Mexico

  • $11,249
    Average annual income
  • 41
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $18,365,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 10.7
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Hortencia purchase a display case.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Apr 17, 2008
Listed
Apr 2, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Oct 8, 2008