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The home of Sr. Manuel needs to have pipes repaired and installed for water, gas, and sewage. He is requesting a loan to resolve this problem since these services are indispensible for his family.

Sr. Manuel and his wife are originally from the city of Nuevo Laredo. They have two teenage children who are attending a preparatory school. Sr. Manuel is employed by a private security company and his wife sells clothing outside of their home so that she can also keep an eye on their family.

With the salary he earns, Sr. Manuel will be able to repay the loan. The earnings from his wife’s business will help with family and school expenses. He wants to improve his children’s quality of life and leave them a better inheritance.

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A la vivienda del señor Manuel le esta haciendo falta la reparación e instalación de las tuberías del agua, gas y drenaje de su vivienda, solicita el crédito para solucionar el problema que se le esta presentando con estos servicios ya que son indispensable para su familia.
El señor Manuel y su esposa son originario de la ciudad de Nuevo Laredo, tiene dos hijos adolecentes que estudian la preparatoria, el señor Manuel es empleado de una compañía de seguridad privada y su esposa se dedica a la venta de ropa afuera de su domicilio y así estar al pendiente de la familia.
Con el sueldo que recibe el señor Manuel será para pagar el crédito y que su esposa le ayudara con las ganancias del negocio con los gastos familiares y escolares.
Desea mejorar la calidad de vida y el patrimonio de sus hijos.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 60
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $20,015,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.9
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Manuel to repair and install utility pipes in his home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 28, 2012
Oct 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013