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Maria De Jesus
María de Jesús and her husband bought a piece of land where they have been building what will be their house. Upon finishing one of the rooms, they went to live there so that the house would not be alone and materials wouldn’t get stolen. However, due to a lack of capital, they haven’t finished stuccoing inside or outside. So, she is requesting a loan to buy cement and sand and to pay labor.
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La señora María De Jesús y su esposo compraron un terreno al cual le han estado construyendo lo que será su vivienda. Desde que terminaron uno de los cuartos se fueron a vivir para que no se quedara solo y no le robaran los materiales. Pero por falta de capital no le han terminado de enjarrar por dentro y fuera por tal motivo pide un préstamo para comprar cemento, arena y pagar mano de obra.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 71
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,246,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.5
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Maria De Jesus to buy construction materials (cement and sand) to finish her project.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 14, 2011
Oct 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012