Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
View original language description ↓
Ms. Bertha L. has a small general store located in the Américo Villarreal district of the city of Nuevo Laredo. Ms. Lopez was previously given a loan by Kiva. She has already finished repaying her first loan.

She is requesting a second loan in order to restock her shop with a larger selection of products that her customers are asking for. This way, she will boost profits. Ms. Lopez depends on this business to support herself as well as her son’s studies.

Translated from Spanish by Elizabeth Casian, Kiva Volunteer.

La Sra. Bertha L. tiene un negocio de abarrotes ubicado en la colonia Américo Villarreal en la ciudad de Nuevo Laredo. La Sra.Bertha ya fue acreditada de Kiva ya terminó de pagar su primer préstamo.

Está solicitando su segundo préstamo para surtir más la tienda de variedad de productos que sus clientes le están solicitando y así tener más ingreso al negocio. La Sra. Bertha depende de este negocio para apoyar a sí misma y a su hijo en los estudios.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 39
    View loans »
    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,557,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 10.2
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Bertha purchase goods for general store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 8, 2008
Jul 21, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009