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Maria Ana
Maria Ana has a dressmaking business; she makes dresses and sells them. Her husband has a pension and works as a packer in a shopping center. They need to plaster the ceiling because when it rains they have a problem with water coming into the house. For this reason, they need to weatherproof the roof right away. They are honest and hardworking people who have been living in this house already for more than 30 years, and they need to make this repair to improve their quality of life.
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María Ana se dedica a la costura ya que elabora vestidos y los vende, su esposo es pensionado y empacador de un centro comercial, necesitan el enjarre del techo porque presenta el problema de que se esta cayendo y la casa se moja cuando llueve, por lo que necesitan impermeabilizarla de forma inmediata. Son personas honradas y trabajadoras ya tienen mas de 30 años viviendo en su domicilio por lo que necesitan mejorar su calidad de vida.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 37
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $19,077,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.3
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Maria Ana to weatherproof their roof and do some plastering.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 30, 2012
Jul 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013