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Maria Otilia
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Maria Otilia started her business to cover her own needs and she was motivated by lack of employment. She needed to support her children economically and to cover the house-hold expenses. She started selling shoes through a catalogue 5 eyars ago and it has all worked out quite well.

She is requesting a loan in the amount of $775 that will be repaid in a term of 8 months, to purchase merchandise. With your help Otilia will keep enjoying her success.

Translated from Spanish by Erika Lindig, Kiva Volunteer.

María Otilia inició el negocio para solventar sus necesidades por motivo de desempleo necesitaba sacar adelante a sus hijos económicamente y apoyar en gastos de casa. Comenzó con a venta de zapatos por catalogo hace 5 años y hasta ahora le ha ido muy bien.

Solicita un crédito por US $775 que pagara en 8 meses para comprar mercancía. Con tu apoyo Otilia seguirá prosperando

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 95
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $19,574,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 10.5
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Maria Otilia to purchase merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 10, 2008
Apr 21, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2009