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These loans are designed to help small farmers that live in marginalized zones of Mexico develop eco-friendly productive projects. The objective is to increase their income, generate jobs in their communities, and promote sustainable practices. By supporting profitable eco-friendly projects, Kiva loans help rural entrepreneurs become role models of sustainable farming practices and mitigate the causes of migration. By supporting this loan you are supporting eco-friendly farming practices.

About El Buen Socio

El Buen Socio is an ethical microfinance institution in Mexico that promotes sustainable development by strengthening people’s capabilities and supporting entrepreneurs with eco-friendly businesses.

Vulnerable, low-income entrepreneurs will use loans issued by EBS to fund productive projects that have a positive social and environmental impact, including farming, forestry or fishing activities. Each of these projects are conducted in an eco-friendly way with sustainable use of natural resources.


About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 43
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,559,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.0
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Defaulted
A loan of $3,700 helped this borrower to set up a worm compost production and distribution business.
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 16, 2014
Jun 18, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 23, 2016