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Mario Alberto

”Thanks to God and to a lot of years of hard work I have my own house. I’m in the need to build an additional bedroom because my children are growing, and this type of social housing is quite small”. I’m requesting a loan of $1000 for the construction of a bedroom for my house.

Translated from Spanish by Ana Gabriela Clark, Kiva Volunteer.

“Tengo mi casa gracias a dios y a muchos años de trabajo, pero debido a que mis hijos están creciendo me veo en la necesidad de construir un cuarto más; ya que las casas de interés social son muy reducidas” Solicito $ 1,000.00 dlls para la construcción de un cuarto en mi vivienda

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About Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 47
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,524,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Mario Alberto construction of an additional bedroom for my house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 2, 2007
Jun 7, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 2, 2008