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Maribel T. began her business, a clothing shop, 15 years ago. She is a mother to four children: Jesus, Jose, Ma. De los Angeles and Hilda Barco T.. She wanted to work so that she could contribute to her family’s income but worried about neglecting her children. For this reason, she decided to launch her own business.

She is requesting a loan of US $500 which she will repay in 6 months so that she can purchase merchandise and remodel her shop’s structure. With your assistance, Maribel will be able to move forward.

Translated from Spanish by Kate Divjak, Kiva volunteer.

Maribel T. inicio su negocio, un bazar de ropa desde hace 15 años. Es madre de 4 hijos Jesús, José, Ma. de los Ángeles e Hilda Barco T.. Ella deseaba trabajar para contribuir en la economía familiar pero le preocupaba descuidar a sus hijos por los horarios que manejan las empresas por esta razón decidió emprender su negocio.

Ella solicita un préstamo por US $500 que pagara en 6 meses para comprar mercancía y remodelar la estructura de su local. Con tu ayuda Maribel saldrá adelante.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 44
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  • $22,559,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 10.5
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Maribel purchase merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 13, 2008
Apr 25, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2008