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Gabriela is a client up Kubo Financiero and this is her story.

Gabriela is 47 years old, married, and has two children. She has been a business owner for over 20 years; she used to work at a furniture store, but it went bankrupt and with the severance money they gave her she decided to enroll in a cosmetology course, which is how she started her business.

She has a studio where she offers different types of massage, such as anti-stress, weight-loss, breast, lymphatic drainage, anti-cellulite, obesity, and others, depending on the service the client requests. She is asking for this loan because an opportunity arose for her to buy a machine that will help her increase her earnings.

Gabriela tells us that her main achievements are looking good, feeling good, and having financial stability.
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Gabriela es una clienta de Kubo Financiero y esta es su historia.
Gabriela tiene 47 años, esta casada y tiene dos hijos. Ella se dedica al comercio desde hace más de 20 años, anteriormente trabajaba en una mueblería pero esta quebró, con el dinero que le dieron de liquidación decidio inscribirse en un curso de cosmología y así como inicio su negocio.
Ella tiene un consultorio donde ofrece distintos tipos de masajescomo: anti-estress, reductivos, para cenos, drenaje linfatico, anti-celulitico, obesidad y otros dependiendo del servicio que el cliente le pida. Ella esta solicitando el préstamo, porqué le surgió la oportunidad de comprar una maquina que le ayudará a incrementar sus ingresos.
Gabriela dice que sus principales logros son verse bien, sentirse bien y tener estabilidad económica.

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About Kubo.financiero

Kubo.financiero is a regulated microfinance institution that provides accessible and affordable loans to borrowers in Mexico. Its online banking platform and other innovations enable Kubo to charge interest rates that are much lower than the average for MFIs in Mexico. By doing business in a new way -- leveraging technology and customized risk profiles -- the organization is able to support microfinance clients throughout the country. With funds from Kiva lenders, Kubo is able to expand its lending network even further, reach riskier clients who have less credit history, decrease interest rates for borrowers, and scale its service area.


About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 56
    View loans »
    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,254,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.2
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,525 helped Gabriela to buy a massage machine and an air conditioner for her massage studio.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 21, 2014
Mar 7, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014