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LUCRECIA and her husband work selling fruit and vegetables in areas outside the city that have no vendors. They hire a private car to transport their goods. Lucrecia is 35 years old, has 3 children and is part of a group called Santiago 4 along with Dionisia Ruiz Ruiz (artisan) and Adela Velasco Velasco (traditional food sales). Lucrecia will use the loan to purchase a variety of fruit and vegetables, Dionisia: colorful fabrics and thread, and Adela: kitchen utensils.

Translated from Spanish by Joanne Egnatchik, Kiva volunteer

LUCRECIA junto con su esposo se dedica a la venta de frutas y verduras llevando a los alrededores en donde no hay vendedores. Para transportar su mercancía contratan un carro particular. Ella tiene 35 años, tres hijos, pertenece al grupo llamado Santiago 4 junto con doña Dionisia Ruiz Ruiz (artesana) y doña Adela Velasco Velasco (venta de comida tradicional). Lucrecia comprara un surtido de frutas y verduras, Dionisia en telas e hilos en diversos colores y doña Adela en utensilios de cocina.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 44
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  • $22,559,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Lucrecia fRUIT AND VEGETABLE SALES


100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 2, 2007
Oct 18, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 2, 2008