Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
View original language description ↓
Margarita is 29 years old and has four children. Her husband is a farmer and she makes cloth blouses and then embroiders them with colorful flowers. She belongs to a group called "Mujeres para Progresar 4," together with another artesan, Margarita Pérez López. With the loan they will invest in the purchase of basic materials (fabric, thread, needles, scissors) to increase production.

Translated from Spanish by Cindy Kendall, Kiva volunteer.

MARGARITA tiene 29 años, cuatro hijos, su esposo es campesino y ella se dedica a confeccionar blusas de manta para que posteriormente las borde con flores de diversos colores. Pertenece al grupo llamado Mujeres para Progresar 4, junto con doña Margarita Pérez López (artesana). Con sus préstamos invertirán en la compra de su materia prima (telas, hilos, agujas, tijeras) para aumentar la producción.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 69
    View loans »
    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $20,899,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Margarita purchase of fabric, thread, needles and scissors in order to create embroidered blouses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 29, 2007
Oct 14, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 29, 2008