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Raúl is the father of three children, two in elementary school and one in high school.

He's requesting a loan to install electricity throughout the entire house. Currently the electricity is in bad shape and he's worried that something could happen to his family.

Raúl works in a factory in the area of production, and his wife Máyela is employed as the cook in a restaurant that serves Mexican tacos. Raúl's income will be to pay back the loan and Máyela's income will be for the family and school expenses.

He wants to improve his children's inheritance and he wants them to be in a safe place.
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El señor Raúl es padre de familia y tiene tres hijos, dos estudian la primaria y una la secundaria. Esta solicitando un préstamo para hacer el cambio de la instalación eléctrica en toda la casa, ya que actualmente la que tiene esta en malas condiciones y le preocupa que les pueda pasar algo a su familia.
El señor Raúl trabaja en una fabrica en el aria de producción y su esposo Máyela en empleada como cocinara en una restaurant de tacos mexicanos. Con el ingreso del señor Raúl será para pagar el crédito y con el sueldo de la señora Máyela será para los gastos familiares y escolares.
Desea mejorar el patrimonio de sus hijos y que estén en un lugar seguro para ellos.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 21
    View loans »
    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $19,052,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.7
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Raúl to install electricity in his house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2012
Sep 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013