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Marcela start a small dressmaking business, which she had for several years, but she saw that she did not have enough income to help with the family´s expenses so she decided to start up another type of business which would give her better earnings. That is why she decided to start a grocery store.
Little by little she invested in merchandise and now she has everything necessary to meet the needs of all her customers. As of today, the store has given her good earnings and she has lots of customers.
She needs a loan for US $950, which she will repay in 6 months, to buy merchandise and remodel the store. All her hopes are on the help that Kiva will offer.
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Marcela empezó su pequeño negocio de costurera, lo tuvo por varios años, pero ella veía que no tenía los suficientes ingresos como para ayudar en los gastos familiares, por tal motivo decidió emprender otro tipo de negocio que le dejara mejores ganancias y pues decidió por una tienda de abarrotes.
Poco a poco le fue invirtiendo mercancía, ahora ya cuenta con todo lo necesario para satisfacer las necesidades de todos sus clientes, hasta hoy en día le ha dejado buenas ganancias y tiene muchos clientes.

Ella necesita un préstamo por US $950 que pagara en 6 meses, para la compra de mercancía, remodelación del local, tiene todas sus esperanzas en el apoyo que brinda Kiva.

About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 71
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,243,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 10.7
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Marcela buy merchandise and remodel her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 12, 2008
Sep 28, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2009