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Juana Nabora
Juana is married and she has three children. She need to expand her house because she has opened a small general store there, and she needs more space as she currently uses the kitchen as a shop. Juana works for a "maquiladora" (a bonded assembly plant set up by a foreign firm near the US border) and her husband works for a company. They want their children to live a better life and by increasing the family earnings they will offer them a better future.
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La señora Juana es casada y tiene tres hijos, necesita ampliar su casa pues inicio un pequeño negocio de abarrotes y le falta espacio, pues actualmente ocupa el espacio de la cocina para establecer el negocio. Doña Juana trabaja en una maquiladora y su esposo en una empresa. Desean que sus hijos vivan mejor al aumentar los ingresos familiares les podrán dar un mejor futuro.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 63
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,290,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.8
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Juana Nabora to add a room in front of her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 21, 2011
Dec 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012