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Lorena divorced her husband one year ago, and she and her children were left completely desperate and he never helped with the expenses. Facing this difficult and worrisome situation she started making and selling desserts and candy, with her only goal to cover the basic necessities for her children and continue supporting their studies. Struggling alone for her family has not been an easy mission, but her great integrity has carried her through.

She needs your help, and she needs a loan of $250 to purchase ingredients to meet a strong demand she is currently seeing. Help Lorena provide a better quality of life and an education for her children. Think how difficult it has been for her to face adversity. Please help her.

Translated from Spanish by Erika Lindig, Kiva Volunteer.

Lorena hace un año se divorció de su esposo, y ella y sus 3 hijos quedaron totalmente desamparados, pues él nunca les ayuda con los gastos. Ante esta difícil y preocupante situación ella comenzó a elaborar y vender repostería y dulces, esto con el único objetivo cubrir la necesidades básicas de su hijos y seguir apoyándoles con su estudios. Luchar sola por su familia no ha sido una misión fácil, pero su gran entereza la ha acompañado.

Ella necesita de tu apoyo, pues requiere de un préstamo de $250 dólares, para poder comprar insumos y hacer frente aun fuerte pedido que actualmente tiene, ayuda a Lorena ha brindarles una mejor calidad de vida y educación a sus hijos. Piensa en lo difícil que ha sido vender las adversidades para ella y por favor apóyala.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 40
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,559,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Lorena purchase merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 21, 2007
Jan 6, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 16, 2007