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Maria Alejandra Guadalupe
Sra. María Alejandra has lived in Piedras Negras from the time she was 30 years of age. She has been working at a factory for four years. María Alejandra is a hardworking and cheerful person. She is a single mother who has a daughter who is studying psychology. For this reason, she works all the time. This is one of the reasons she mentions as to why she has been able to continue forward and do well in everything.

Due to her work and the extra hours, Sra. María Alejandra says that she does not have much time to look after her home, which is in need of paint and a few repairs to make it look pretty. This is why she is requesting assistance from Kiva, which will help her complete this improvement project. She wants her daughter to have a comfortable home when she is not in school.

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La Sra. María Alejandra tiene viviendo en Piedras Negras desde hace 30 años, trabaja en una maquiladora desde hace 4 años, es una persona muy trabajadora y alegre, es madre soltera de una jovencita que estudia psicologia por la cual ha trabajado todo este tiempo pues menciona que es una de sus razones para seguir adelante y por ella ha hecho todo para que se encuentre bien.
La Sra. María Alejandra menciona que por tanto trabajo y horas extras ha descuidado mucho su vivienda y se ha visto en la necesidad de pintarla y arreglarla para que luzca bonita, es por eso que pide apoyo através de KIVA para realizar el proyecto que tanto anhela y así su hija cuando no esta en la escuela se encuentre cómoda en su hogar.

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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
  • 37
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,549,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 12.6
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Maria Alejandra Guadalupe to paint her house and pay for a few repairs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 24, 2013
Jul 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 20, 2016