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Perla Esmeralda
Perla Esmeralda H. bought her home more than 6 years ago. Little by little she has made improvements to it. She is requesting a loan so that she can lay a concrete floor. She has a 6 month old baby who has been getting sick due to the lack of an adequate floor. Ms. H. is asking for a $1,000.00 loan to install this floor and protect her child from getting sick.

Translated from Spanish by Alison Rives, Kiva Volunteer.

La sra. Perla Esmeralda H. tiene ya mas de 6 años que adquirió su casa y poco a poco le a echo mejoras ella esta pidiendo un préstamo para poner el piso de concreto ya que tiene un bebe de 6 meses y se le ha estado enfermando y uno de los motivos es por el piso. La sra. esta solicitando un préstamo de $1.000.00 dlls para poner el piso de su casa. Y así protejer a su niño de enfermedades

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 72
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,241,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Perla Esmeralda lay a concrete floor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2007
Jun 5, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 21, 2008