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Sra. Manuela is a very hardworking person who is 59 year-old years old and a businesswoman. Together she and her husband, David, helped their children get ahead through their amusement park rides business. Currently, these rides are very well known in the area.

Sra. Manuela also designs and sells costume jewelry. Her customers visit her frequently at her home because that is where she runs her costume jewelry business. That is why Manuela needs our support to upgrade her dwelling since the roof of her house has been greatly damaged and needs to be replaced. In this way, she will be able to provide better service to her customers.
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La Sra. Manuela es una mujer muy trabajadora cuenta con 59 años de edad y es comerciante. Junto con la ayuda de su esposo David sacaron adelante a sus hijos mediante el negocio de los juegos mecánicos; estos juegos son muy reconocidos actualmente en la localidad. La Sra. Manuela también se dedica a la venta de bisutería y realiza sus propios diseños. Los clientes la visitan frecuentemente a su domicilio ya que es ahí donde se encuentra su negocio de bisutería y es por eso que la Sra. Manuela requiere de nuestro apoyo para poder mejorar su vivienda ya que el techo de su casa se encuentra muy dañado y necesita reconstruirse; así podrá brindarles mejor servicio y atención a sus clientes.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 43
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,559,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.4
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Manuela to replace her roof.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 8, 2013
Mar 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 2, 2014