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Maria Del Carmen
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Carmen is an enterprising woman with two children. Since she was no longer able to work, she decided to start a business to care for her children and support her husband with the household expenses since they are now paying for their home. She began her business a year a go with her mother's help. She started a grocery store and little by little the business has improved.


She is seeking a loan for $1,000, which she will repay in 6 months, to restock merchandise and to remodel some things in the store such as advertisements. With your help, Carmen will advance.


Translated from Spanish by Amani Roland, Kiva volunteer.


Carmen es una mujer emprendedora tiene 2 hijos pequeños y decidió iniciar un negocio ya que ella ya no pudo trabajar para dedicarse al cuidado de sus hijos y para apoyar a su esposo con los gastos del hogar, ya que actualmente estan pagando su casa.
Comenzó el negocio hace un año con la ayuda de su mamá, inicio la tienda de abarrotes y así poco a poco ha ido mejorando el negocio.


Ella necesita un prestamo por US $1,000 que pagara en 6 meses para resurtir mercancía y también para remodelar algunas cosas de la tienda como anuncios. Con tu ayuda Carmen saldra adelante.

About Mexico

  • $11,249
    Average annual income
  • 28
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $18,007,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 10.2
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Maria Del Carmen to purchase merchandise and remodel the store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Aug 8, 2008
Listed
Jul 20, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 15, 2009