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Juanita
Sra. Juanita is 50 years old and married to Sr. Juan. They live alone in their house since their children are all grown up and married. Her husband receives a pension every month that covers household expenses. Juanita is a housewife and also sells beauty products from catalogs in order to help her husband. In this way the two are able to support themselves.

They have currently been working on their house and making repairs to improve it. That is the reason Juanita has requested a loan in order to finish construction on the kitchen, so they can expand the space and make their home more comfortable.
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LA SRA JUANITA TIENE 50 AÑOS DE EDAD, ESTA CASADA CON EL SR. JUAN. ELLOS VIVEN SOLOS EN SU CASA YA QUE SUS HIJOS YA SON GRANDES Y ESTAN CASADOS. SU ESPOSO RECIBE UNA PENSION CADA MES CON LA CUAL SUPLE LOS GASTOS EN SU CASA. ELLA SE DEDICA AL HOGAR Y PARA AYUDAR A SU ESPOSO VENDE PRODUCTOS DE BELLEZA POR CATALAGO. DE ESTAR MANERA JUNTOS CUBREN SU NECESIDADES. ACTUALMENTE HAN ESTADO TRABAJANDO EN SU CASA REALIZANDO ARREGLOS PARA MEJORAR SU HOGAR. POR ESTE MOTIVO JUANITA HA SOLICITADO UN CREDITO CON EL CUAL LLEVARAN ACABO LA REALIZACION DEL CUARTO DE COCINA CON EL CUAL BUSCAN PODER AMPLIAR MAS EL ESPACIO DE SU CASA Y LES BRINDE UNA MAYOR COMIDAD EN SU HOGAR.

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About Mexico

  • $11,249
    Average annual income
  • 4
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $17,325,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.2
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Juanita to finish constructing a new kitchen in her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 29, 2012
Listed
Sep 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2013