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Rosa Imelda
Rosa is a mother of three, who has run her family’s store for many years. She has enjoyed being a shopkeeper, because she likes interacting with her neighbors. About a year ago, she decided she needed to try and modernize her business. At that time, she was using only a notebook to register sales and purchases, and she found it impossible to calculate her profits accurately.

With Tiendatek, Rosa says she now better understands her business and consequently makes better decisions on everything, from knowing which products to order, to which suppliers to work with. Rosa thinks that, thanks to her hard work, love of sales, and Tiendatek, she can grow a successful business.

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More information about this loan

Frogtek is a for-profit social venture that makes Tiendatek, a software and hardware package for micro-entrepreneurs in emerging markets to better manage their finances, inventories and records. The software helps borrowers by showing them how to trim expenses, stock the right inventory and maximize profits. Kiva loans are used to help borrowers finance the purchase of the hardware to run Frogtek software. In this way, Kiva is providing access to the tools people need to grow their businesses and lift themselves and their families out of poverty. Shopkeepers make their first payment when they receive Tiendatek. The Kiva loan finances the cost of the hardware.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 69
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $20,906,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.8
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Rosa Imelda to pay for a Tiendatek device to better manage her store through inventory control and performance reports.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 23, 2012
Dec 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013