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36-year old Sra. Jesusita is married and lives in social housing. She has worked as a servant for the last nine months. Her husband works in construction. They wish to extend their home so they are seeking a loan to to start building a wall as safety has become an issue in recent years. They want a wall so they can feel more secure.
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La Sra. Jesusita casada de 36 años de edad, tiene viviendo por más de 9 años en casa de interés social, ella se dedica a realizar labores domesticas desde hace 9 meses. Su esposo se dedica a los trabajos de construcción; ellos desean ampliar su vivienda, por lo cual solicitan un crédito para iniciar barda ya que la inseguridad se ha incrementado estos últimos años, quieren tener su barda para sentirse más seguros.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 50
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $19,989,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.2
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Jesusita to build a wall around the house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 14, 2012
Aug 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 2, 2013