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Lorenza
For eight years, Lorenza has sold food for a living, she began by selling tacos outside her home because her husband's salary was not enough to cover family expenses, but as she had many customers, with her savings she decided to open a food-stand. She is 52 years old and is the mother of 2 children. It has not been easy for Lorenza to rise above all her obstacles, but with the support of her family she has succeeded in her goals and has remained working at her food-stand.

At this time, Lorenza needs a loan for $750.00 which she plans to invest in expanding her store and to buy cooking utensils and the items necessary to fabricate her product. She is dedicated to repaying the loan within 5-10 months. You can help the development of this business, Lorenza and her family, who all sincerely appreciate your help.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva Volunteer, Kristin Connor.




Desde hace ocho años, Lorenza se dedica a la venta de comida, inició vendiendo tacos afuera de su casa, porque el ingreso que su esposo recibía era insuficiente para cubrir las necesidades de su familia; pero como tenía mucha clientela, con sus ahorros decidió abrir un puesto de comida, ella tiene 52 años de edad y es madre de dos hijos. No ha sido fácil para Lorenza superar todos los obstáculos, pero con la unión familiar han podido salir adelante, y permanecer por tanto tiempo en el negocio


En estos momentos Lorenza requiere de un préstamo por la cantidad de $ 750 dólares que planea invertir en la ampliación de su negocio y para la compra de utensilios de cocina y los insumos necesarios para la elaboración de sus productos, ella se compromete a regresar el crédito en un plazo de 5 a 10 meses. Tú puedes contribuir al crecimiento de este negocio, Lorenza y su familia agradecen sinceramente tu ayuda.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 17
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  • $18,764,650
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Lorenza expansion and the purchase of cooking utensils.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Apr 28, 2007
Listed
Apr 14, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Sep 16, 2007