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Silvia is requesting the loan in order to upgrade the electrical wiring in her home, as it is in very poor condition.

Silvia separated from her husband a short time ago, and she was the one left with responsibility for the family. She has two children.

Silvia works at a security guard company. With these earnings she will pay off the loan, as her two children look after the household expenses with the income they get from their work.

What they want is to improve their major personal asset, so that it is safer and in good repair.

Silvia is hoping for your cooperation in this loan, as she has previously had loans with Kiva that have enabled her to move forward in life and better her family's situation.
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La señora Silvia solicita el préstamo para las instalaciones eléctricas de su casa ya que están en muy malas condiciones.
La señora Silvia tiene poco tiempo que se separo de su esposo y fue quien se quedo con la responsabilidad de la familia y tiene dos hijos.
La señora Silvia trabaja en una compañía de guardia de seguridad con este sueldo pagara el crédito, ya que sus dos hijos se encargaran de los gastos familiares con el ingreso que obtiene de su trabajo.
Lo que quieren es mejorar su patrimonio, que este más seguro y en buenas condiciones.
La señora Silvia espera contar con su cooperación en este crédito ya que anterior mente ha tenido préstamos con KIVA el cual le ha servido para salir adelante y superar a su familia.

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About Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 39
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,559,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.9
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Silvia to upgrade the electrical wiring in her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2012
Sep 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013