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Liz lives in the April the 5th settlement and belongs to the Blessed Fruit cooperative bank. She is 31 years old and lives with her 5 children. Her husband works transporting passengers on a motorized boat, and Liz joins him in this endeavor.

She received her first loan of 300.00 soles from Manuela Ramos, and this allowed her to repair her boat and provide more comfort for passengers. This, in turn, helped to generate more income for the household.

She will invest this loan of 1,000.00 soles into the purchase of a new motor for her boat, fabric for curtains, and also paint to fix up the boat so it will look more appealing and draw tourists who want to sightsee.

“With the loan from Manuela Ramos, I’ll have more financial stability for my family as I can generate more revenue from my business by providing a better service, as well as added comfort and safety, for my customers. This will then also help me to attract more clientele”.
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Liz vive en el Asentamiento Humano 5 de Abril en la Mz. B Lt. 27, ella pertenece al Banco Comunal “ FRUTO BENDITO”, tiene 31 años y vive con sus 5 hijos ,su esposo trabaja haciendo colectivo con su bote a motor y Liz lo acompaña en el trabajo.

El primer préstamo que recibió de Manuela Ramos fue de S/. 300.00 Nuevos soles, esto le permitió arreglar su bote para dar comodidad a sus pasajeros y así tener mas clientes y más ingresos económicos para el hogar.

Con este préstamo de S/. 1000.00 Nuevos soles lo que invertirá en la compra de un nuevo motor para su bote, telas para las cortinas y también comprará pintura para pintar el bote para que se vea mas bonito y llevar mas turistas a pasear.

Con el préstamo de Manuela Ramos podré generar mayor ingreso económico a mi hogar ya que brindaré mejor servicio, comodidad y seguridad a mis pasajeros y a la vez tendré mas clientes.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 180
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Liz to purchase a motor for her boat. To have her boat painted. To buy fabric for curtains.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2009
Jun 3, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009