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Maria De La Luz
María de la Luz works selling ice cream and other frozen products. Because it is the hot time of year, her sales are excellent. Her husband Gerardo works as a mechanic in a workshop in the city.

The two of them live in the home of Irene, who is the mother of María de la Luz. This is why they wish to undertake this project, which involves building and installing windows and floors, as well as plastering the house. She will build a larger sleeping area, as they are sleeping in a very small bedroom.
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La Sra. María de la luz labora vendiendo helados y otros productos congelados por estar en temporada de calor sus ventas se encuentras de maravilla, su esposo el Sr. Gerardo labora como mecánico en un taller de la ciudad los dos viven en casa de la Sr. Irene quien es la madre de la Sra. María de la Luz, por tal motivo desean realizar este proyecto de construcción e instalación de ventanas, pisos al igual que el enjarre de la casa, construirá un lugar mas amplio para descansar ya que duermen en una recamara muy pequeña.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 38
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $19,089,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 14.1
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Maria De La Luz to finish plastering the walls, install flooring, buy and install a door and window, buy materials, and pay for labor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 11, 2012
Listed
Jun 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2013