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Martha
Martha is 59 years old and she lives in her own home together with her husband and their daughter, who in turn has a little girl of her own. Her business is toy sales, adjusting the items she carries according to the time of year and special national holidays. The stand she occupies is rented space. It is located in the market, the most visited market in the district. All her sales are finalized in cash only. She pays special attention to cordiality and customer service, which is why her sales are always so good. She has been at this business for the past 6 years and she loves doing what she does. She is able to employ her daughter as help to carry out sales. Her greatest dream is to finish building a stand in a different market so that they can move their business. This is the 20th loan with MFP (Kiva Field Partner) and she is committed to making her payments on time. She knows that this help has been crucial for the development of her business. This loan will be used to supplement her merchandise by purchasing ribbons, hats, gloves, boots, and ponchos to prepare for the national holidays.
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Martha, de 59 años, vive en su casa propia, en compañía de su esposo y su hija que es casada y tiene una hija aún pequeña. El negocio a la que se dedica es la venta de juguetes y demás accesorios de acuerdo a las campañas o festividades que se presentan, en este casi están en fiestas patrias. Su puesto es alquilado y se encuentra ubicado en el interior de un mercado, que es el más concurrido de su distrito. Todas las ventas son al contado, es por ello que su trabajo se basa en la cordialidad y la mejor atención, de esa manera realiza muy buenas ventas. Lleva 6 años trabajando en esta actividad, donde se siente muy feliz; ya que también le da trabajo a hija en el negocio, para que le ayude en las ventas. Su mayor anhelo es terminar de construir su puesto en otro mercado para después trasladarse y de ese modo mejorar su negocio. Es el veinteavo préstamo que tiene con MFP, y se compromete en pagar oportunamente sus cuotas, ya que sabe que este aporte le será de mucha utilidad para el progreso de su negocio. Con este crédito que solicita, piensa incrementar su negocio con la compra de escarapelas, boinas, guantes, escarpines, ponches, para la temporada de fiestas patrias.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 66
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,558,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Martha to purchase items to sell during the national holidays.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 9, 2010
Listed
Aug 5, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2011