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Arturo Méndez Castañeda and his wife are a close-knit family who supports one another. Every morning, Arturo leaves for his job at a construction site as a driver. His wife has a business selling fried foods and sweets. She packages these items and sells them at a good price to children who are most likely to buy them. To continue generating more income, Arturo needs a loan to buy more merchandise.
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Arturo Méndez Castañeda y su esposa son una familia muy unida que se apoya mutuamente. El señor sale todas las mañanas a trabajar en un constructora como conductor. Su esposa tiene su negocio de la venta de frituras y dulces que ella mima empaqueta para venderlos a un buen precio a los niños quienes son los que más le compran. Para seguir teniendo más ingresos requieren un préstamo para comprar mas mercancía.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 41
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  • $22,559,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.7
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Arturo purchase more food items to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 13, 2010
Aug 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010