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Idalia
Idalia H. G. is in the process of applying for home improvement assistance through a Mexican government program called Conavi. Conavi assists very low-income families by providing a small housing improvement subsidy that supplements a housing loan.

This Kiva loan can thus have a big impact, since it is supplemented by additional funds that this low-income family will use to improve their housing circumstances.

Mrs. Idalia H. and her husband Sergio Del Toro want to finish building a room in their house. As you can observe, they already have part of it but they wish to finish it as soon as possible as the house has only one bedroom. Idalia is pregnant and is about to give birth. They also have another child who is growing and would like his privacy. She is requesting a quantity of $1,025 dollars.

Idalia works in a factory as an operator and her husband works as a craft teacher in a secondary school in the region.

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Idalia H. G. is in the process of applying for home improvement assistance through a Mexican government program called Conavi. Conavi assists very low-income families by providing a small housing improvement subsidy that supplements a housing loan.

This Kiva loan can thus have a big impact, since it is supplemented by additional funds that this low-income family will use to improve their housing circumstances. La señora Idalia H. y su esposo el señor Sergio Del Toro quieren terminar de construir un cuarto en su casa como pueden observar ya llevan una parte, pero desean terminar lo antes posible ya que la casa solo consta de una recamara. La señora Idalia esta embarazada esta a punto de dar luz también tienen otro hijo por lo cual ya esta creciendo y desea su privacidad. Ella solicita la cantidad de $1,025 dólares.

Idalia trabaja en una maquiladora como operadora y su esposo trabaja como maestro de manualidades en una escuela secundaria de la región.

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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
  • 11.0
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Idalia construction of a bedroom.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Oct 22, 2008
Listed
Oct 8, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 15, 2009