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Maria Isabel
Ms. Maria Isabel M. Ramírez is a widow who supports herself from her late husband’s death pension and with help from her sister, who is single. She turns to us because her furniture is getting damaged with the moisture in the house. Even if it does not rain, water leaks in the house, which is why she would like to waterproof it and pay for the labor. All of this would cost $10,000 Mexican pesos.
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La señora Maria Isabel M. Ramírez es una señora viuda la cual se mantiene de la pensión que le dieron por su esposo y ayuda de su hermana que es soltera. Ella recurre a nosotros al verse en la necesidad de que sus muebles se están deteriorando con la humedad que provoca la casa. Aunque no llueva se le gotea es por eso que desea impermeabilizar y pagar mano de obra. El costo de esto es de $10,000 pesos

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 65
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,256,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.8
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Maria Isabel waterproof her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 6, 2009
Jan 14, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2009