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Dina
Dina is 55 years old and she is a very hard working mother. She lives in her own home together with her husband and their two daughters. In the mornings, together with her neighbour two blocks away, she prepares various traditional and popular foods of the region. In payment for her work she and her friend are each given 6 portions of food.

In the afternoons she helps her husband sand wood that has been shaped, her way of helping out with her husband's the carpentry business. The carpentry shop is in their house so they can work at their own pace. This has been their life for the past 35 years. She is very happy with the businesses she carries out and she loves her work. In the future she hopes to build a second story in their house, to move their carpentry shop there. This is their thirty-third loan through MFP (Kiva Field Partner) and she has been very punctual with her past loans. She is a well respected member of her group. This loan will be invested in the purchase of wood and other carpentry materials to stock the business.
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Dina, de 55 años, es una madre de familia muy trabajadora, vive en su casa propia, junto a su esposo y sus 2 hijas. Por las mañana se dedica a preparar diferentes comidas en el comedor popular del estado, en compañía de su vecina, a dos cuadras de su casa, y a cambio de su labor le dan 5 porciones de comida a cada una, como un pago por ayudar en este trabajo de ayuda social. Por las tardes ayuda a su esposo a lijar la madera que previamente son cortadas, de esa manera apoya en el trabajo de carpintería, que su esposo se dedica. Siendo este taller ubicado en su casa propia, puede trabajar tranquilamente, es así que han pasado 35 años, y se siente muy feliz por las actividades que realiza, manifiesta que le gusta mucho el trabajo. Espera en adelante mejorar y construir el segundo piso de su casa, así logrará ampliar su taller de carpintería. Este es su 33avo crédito con MFP, por lo que asegura será muy puntual como en anteriores veces, en su grupo solidario es una socia muy respetada. Con este crédito que solicita, lo piensa invertir en la compra de madera y demás materiales de carpintería para implementar su taller.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 131
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,388,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Dina to purchase more wood to stock the carpentry business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 6, 2010
Listed
Sep 3, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2011