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The roof of Benito S.’s house needs repair because it is in very bad condition.

He is asking for a loan to be able to buy the material and pay the person to make the repairs because he is afraid that something could happen to his family.

Benito works for a customs agency in the administration department. He plans on using part of his earnings to pay the loan.

Benito has had three loans with FVP, which he has paid back punctually.

The people in the photo are one of his daughters and his grandchildren, who live in his house. Benito was working on the day of the visit.
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A la vivienda del señor Benito S. le esta haciendo falta reparar el techo ya que esta en muy malas condiciones.
Solicita el préstamo para poder comprar el material y pagarle a la persona que se encargara de rapare el techo ya que tiene miedo que les pueda pasar algo a su familia.
Don Benito trabaja para una agencia aduanal en el departamento de administración, con una parte de este ingreso planea pagar el crédito.
El señor Benito ya ha tenido tres préstamos con FVP los cuales ha pagado puntual mente.
Las personas que aparecen en la foto es una de las hijas del señor y sus nietos quienes viven en la casa, ya que el señor Benito se encontraba en su trabajo el día de la visita.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 82
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $20,993,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.1
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Benito remodel the roof.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 1, 2010
Feb 7, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011