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Martín, 72, has been retired for nine years. He lives with his wife and together they have managed to form a close family. He sacrificed to be able to get his children ahead and give them a good education so they could become good men and women.

He's requesting help to change the electrical wiring in his home because it's deteriorated and damaged. He doesn't want any of his family members to have an accident when they visit him.
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El Sr. Martin es hombre de 72 años, el es pensionado desde hace 9 años. El vive con su esposa y juntos han logrado formar una familia unida. El con sacrificio saco a sus hijos adelante para poder darles un buen estudio y poder convertirlos en hombres y mujeres de bien. El motivo por el cual pide nuestra ayuda es porque necesita cambiar el cableado eléctrico de su domicilio ya que se encuentra muy deteriorado y dañado. El no quiere que ninguno de sus familiares sufra algún accidente cuando ellos los visiten.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 91
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $19,646,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.2
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Martin to reinstall the wiring in his home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 6, 2013
Apr 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 2, 2014