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Maria Elba
Maria Elba is a woman who always comes out ahead, thanks to her effort and the dedication she has demonstrated ever since she became a widow. She started a small grocery store, which has functioned very well, but she wants to offer more brands and more variety of products in order to expand her business even further. For this reason she requests a loan of $1200, which she plans to repay in 12 months.

(Translated from the Spanish by Naomi Johnson, Kiva volunteer)

Maria Elba es una mujer que siempre sale adelante, gracias a su esfuerzo y dedicación que ha demostrado desde que quedo viuda, ella instalo una pequeña tienda de abarrotes la cual a funcionado muy bien pero quiere ofrecer otras marcas y variedad de productos para poder crecer mas aun el negocio, por lo cual esta solicitando un crédito de $1200.00dllrs el cual piensa pagar en un plazo de 12 meses.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 39
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  • $22,559,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Maria Elba buy merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2007
Feb 4, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2008