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Fortunata is 47 years old and has seven children. She has a grocery store that she put in her house 4 years ago. With her loan she wants to supply the business with a variety of products such as sugar, soap, pasta, oil, candy, drinks, etc. She is part of the group called Alvaro Obregón 2 together with Cristina Elizabeth Guillen Hernández (who sells clothing). Cristina, with her part of the loan, will buy a supply of clothing to display for the women of the community.

Translated from Spanish by Cindy Kendall, Kiva volunteer.

FORTUNATA tiene 47 años, siete hijos. Ella cuenta con una tienda de abarrotes que instalo en su casa hace cuatro años, con su préstamo quiere surtir el negocio con una variedad de productos tales: azúcar, jabón, pastas, aceite, dulces, bebidas, etc. Forma parte del grupo llamado Álvaro Obregón 2 junto con doña Cristina Elizabeth Guillen Hernández (venta de ropa). Cristina con la parte que le corresponde del préstamo comprara un surtido de ropa para exhibir con las señoras de la comunidad.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 41
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  • $22,524,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Fortunata purchase grocery store inventory and clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 28, 2007
Oct 14, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 29, 2008