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Vicenta is an optimistic, intelligent and working woman, she is 54 years old, and living in Tampico, Tamaulipas, she is married and has two children, her husband is a construction worker with a variable income, for that reason they could not cover all the family expenses .

Long time ago she decided to start a small business, cooking Mexican food as tamales, gorditas, taquitos and more selling them between her neighbors. Years later, she learned to cook a special kind of cookies and now she complements her family income with the Stanhome products sales.

Vicenta is requesting $650 USD to buy raw materials to produce her cookies and by other hand she wants buy merchandise to offer to her clients for the next Christmas season. She knows her sales are going to increase in December. She going to repay in a term of 5-10 months.

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Vicenta tiene 54 años, se considera una persona optimista, inteligente y trabajadora, vive en Tampico Tamaulipas y ella esta casada y tienen dos hijos, su esposo trabaja como albañil en la construcción por lo que tiene un ingreso variable y por esta razón no alcanza a cubrir todos los gastos familiares.

Hace mucho tiempo ella se decidió a iniciar un pequeño negocio, cocinando comida mexicana como tamales, gorditas, taquitos, etc. vendiéndola entre sus de donde vive. Años después ella aprendió a cocinar unas galletas especiales y ahora ella complementa el ingreso familiar con la venta también de productos Stanhome.

Vicenta requiere de $650 DLLS para la compra de materia prima y poder producir esas ricas galletas, además quiere surtir los productos Stanhome para su venta para la próxima temporada navideña. Ella esta consciente de que sus ventas se van a incrementar en Diciembre. Ella piensa pagar el préstamo en un plazo de 5-10 meses.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 71
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  • $22,243,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Vicenta to buy raw material and home products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 27, 2006
Nov 12, 2006
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2007