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Bertha Alicia
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Bertha Alicia has a family of her own, however, her mother gets sick frequently. For that reason, Alicia is working extra to make enough money to take her mother to a doctor and to cover her household’s expenses. Two years ago, she was offered a business with merchandise, and thanks to her persistence, they gave her the opportunity to pay for it in small installments. Little by little, Alicia, with her charisma and her desire for self-improvement, has been expanding her business and currently has many loyal customers.

However, the demands of the clientele are what should be tended to first in a business, and her clients are currently requesting a bigger variety in her merchandise. For that reason, Alicia is requesting a loan for $300. She is willing to repay it in a 4-month term, and she will be able to purchase more merchandise to earn a higher income. With your help, Alicia and her family, especially her mother, will receive a great benefit and she will be able to give them the best so that they are healthy.

Translated from Spanish by Evelyn Garcia, Kiva Volunteer.

Bertha Alicia, ya tiene su propisa familia. Sin embargo su mamá se enferma constantemente. Es por eso que Alicia está trabajando extra para poder sacar dinero para poder llevarla a un doctor a su mamá y para sacar para los gastos en su casa. Hace dos años le traspasaron un local con mercancía, gracias a su insistencia le dieron la posibilidad de comprarla en pequeños pagos. Poco a poco Alicia con su buen carisma y sus ganas de salir adelante, ha ido creciendo su negocio actualmente tiene clientes frecuentes.

Sin embargo las exigencias de la clientela es lo que primeramente se debe de atender en un negocio. Y sus clientes actualmente están solicitándole más surtido en su mercancía. Es por eso que Alicia está solicitando un crédito de US $300. Alicia está dispuesta a pagarlos en un plazo de 4 meses y con este dinero podrá comprar más mercancía para poder obtener mayores ingresos. Con tu ayuda Alicia, su familia, en especial su mamá podrán verse beneficiados para que ella pueda brindarles lo mejor para que estén sanos.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 40
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,539,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 10.9
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Bertha Alicia restock her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 14, 2008
Jan 31, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 10, 2008