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Marta Alicia
Mrs. Marta Alicia F.’s home lacks a front door. Since she has three daughters, she wants to have more security because they spend most of the day alone in the house. The reason for this is that Mrs. Marta Alicia has to go to work at a prestigious factory as an operator, and her husband, Mr. Juan Venegas, works in construction in a neighboring city.
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A la vivienda de la señora Marta Alicia F. le esta haciendo falta el portón de enfrente, ya que tiene tres hijas que desea que estén con la mayor seguridad, ya que están gran parte del día solas en la casa.
El motivo es porque doña Marta Alicia tiene que ir a trabajar a una prestigiada maquiladora como operaria y su esposa el señor Juan Venegas trabaja en la construcción en la vecina ciudad.

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About Mexico

  • $15,600
    Average annual income
  • 37
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    Mexico Loans Fundraising
  • $22,549,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 13.9
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Marta Alicia to put a front door in her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 31, 2008
Jan 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010