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Ruth Mery
Mrs. Ruth lives in the town of Guardia. Her husband works in construction, and she works part-time as a cleaning women and sells clothing door-to-door too. She has been selling clothes for two years. The loan will be used to buy mason's tools for her husband. They live in a house that they have almost paid off. They have two children, and it is difficult to pay for their school fees. She was born in the department of Beni, a cattle region, and she came to live in Guardia at a young age in search of more opportunity. She is an old client of the institution, and she feels satisfied and thankful for the support.
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La Sra. Ruth Vive en la localidad D. la Guardia, su esposo se dedica a la construcción civil, ella se dedica a la venta D. ropa ambulante, y trabaja medio tiempo como domestica, hace unos dos años que se dedica a esta actividad, el destino del crédito es para comprar herramientas D. albañil para su esposo, vive en casa que la esta terminando D. pagar, tiene dos hijo a su cargo por lo que se le hace difícil el mantenimiento D. su colegiatura, es nacida en el departamento D. Beni considerada capital ganadera, se vino a vivir su corta edad en busca D. nuevas oportunidades; es cliente antiguo D. la institución por lo que se siente satisfecha y agradecida con la institucion.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 137
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  • $36,346,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Ruth Mery purchase of masonry tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 25, 2011
Apr 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012