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Elda Martha
Sra. Elda has been living in Piedras Negras for 28 years. She is one of the younger daughters among her seven siblings. Elda is very close with her siblings and they are sensitive to the needs of their mother, who was abandoned by their father 20 years ago.

Sra. Elda is requesting support from Kiva so that she can paint her house in order to give it a pleasant and nice appearance for when others come to visit, especially for family gatherings on the weekends. The existing paint on the house is in a deteriorated condition. With this loan, Elda can complete her project and feel more comfortable with the appearance of her home.

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La Sra. Elda, vive en Piedras Negras desde hace 28 años, es una de las hijas más pequeñas de 7 hermanos, ella junto a sus hermanos son muy unidos y apegados a las necesidades de su madre, ya que desde hace 20 años su padre los abandono.
A pesar de esto ellos son muy buenos hijos y siempre están al pendiente de su madre.
La Sra. Elda pide apoyo através de KIVA para pintar su casa para que así luzca más agradable y bonita al momento que llegan a visitarla, también para las reuniones familiares que hacen los fines de semana, se encuentra muy deteriorada la pintura con la que cuenta su casa, pero con este apoyo podrá lograr su proyecto y se sentirá más cómoda en cuanto a la apariencia de su hogar.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 61
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,256,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.3
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Elda Martha to paint her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 18, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2014