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Luzmila
Luzmila belongs to the “Honestidad y Trabajo” [Honesty and Work] Communal Bank in the District of Juanjui, Province of Mariscal Cáceres, in the Department of San Martín, Peru. She is 55 years old and married, and has 3 children who all live independently.

It was a desire to get ahead and to fulfill her dreams that motivated Luzmila to start her own grocery sales business. With her earnings she can contribute to the household budget. She has been working in grocery sales for 3 years and from the beginning up until the present she has gained many good customers. Today she has regular customers who visit her store every day, because she offers all the products they need. She has all kinds of products for the home and she attends to customers' needs with a charisma that she is well known for.

With this loan of 1000 Peruvian Soles she will buy milk, canned seafood, and cartons of eggs. She will also use part of the loan to buy packaged detergent, bleach and soap in order to offer better service to her customers.

Luzmila very much wants to keep working and thanks the Manuela Ramos movement for helping women like her to have opportunities to progress in the environment in which they find themselves.
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La Sra. Luzmila, pertenece al Banco Comunal “Honestidad y Trabajo”, Distrito de Juanjui, Provincia de Mariscal Cáceres, Departamento de San Martín. Es Casada, tiene 55 años y es madre de 03 hijos, todos ya independientes.

Las ganas de salir adelante y cumplir parte de sus sueños, le motivaron a emprender su propio negocio de venta de abarrotes, con cuyas ganancias aportaría al ingreso económico de su hogar, lleva 03 años ejerciendo este tipo de actividad y desde su inicio a la fecha ha ido ganando muy buenos clientes. Hoy en día cuenta con clientes fijos que a diario acuden a su bodega a comprar porque en ella encuentran todos los productos necesarios, que el ama de casa necesita y es quien personalmente les atiende con el carisma que le caracteriza.

Con este préstamo de S/. 1000.00 Nuevos Soles, comprará leche , conservas de pescado , huevos en jabas y parte del dinero invertirá en comprar detergente , lejía y jabón en cajas para así brindar una mejor atención a sus clientes.

Luzmila, se siente con muchas ganas de seguir trabajando y esta muy agradecida con el Movimiento Manuela Ramos por ayudar a mujeres como ella a tener oportunidades de desarrollarse en el medio donde se desenvuelven.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 66
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,557,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Luzmila she will buy products such as canned seafood and cartons of eggs in order to increase and vary her inventory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 21, 2010
Listed
Feb 11, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 28, 2010