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Mrs. Regina Hernandez and her husband Alejandro Lara are building a room on the second floor of their house, with some of their own savings they were able to build part of it, but they need more money to buy material to finish the improvement.
She doesn't have the money currently to finish the room that will be for her daughter. Mr. Alejandro will be in charge of the construction because he works building and repairing houses.
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La señora Regina H. y su esposa el señor Alejandro Lara están construyendo una cuarto en la planta alta de su casa, con algunos ahorros pudieren construir una parte pero les está haciendo falta mas material para terminar la mejora.
En esté momento no cuenta con el dinero necesario para poder comprar el material y así poder terminar la recamara que será para su hija. Don Alejandro se encargara de la construcción ya que se dedica a la elaboración y reparación de viviendas.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 47
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,524,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.2
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Regina to finish a room upstairs at her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 23, 2009
Apr 17, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010