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Bertha
Bertha, 34, is divorced and has four school aged children. They live in Santa Rosa located in the beautiful Peruvian tropical jungle in their own house.

Personal fulfillment is an important goal for Bertha and this is why she managed to have her own grocery store, a business that is in high demand in her location. Today, competition has increased so she must improve daily in order to continue to be the one preferred by her customers. She is happy with her work and it produces good profits which gives her economic security.

She normally works by herself but during school vacation periods her children help her. She is open for business Monday through Sunday from 6am until 10pm. Her sales point is in her own neighborhood. Notwithstanding, in the not so distant future she plans to expand her grocery business in order to attract more customers and improve her sales considerably.

This is her 5th loan with MFP and she pledges to continue repaying. Besides, she is satisfied with her communal bank because everyone is committed to their payments.

The requested funds will be used to buy merchandise in order to have her store well stocked.
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Bertha, de 34 años de edad, es divorciada y tiene cuatro hijos en etapa escolar. Juntos residen en la localidad de Santa Rosa, ubicada en la hermosa selva tropical peruana, donde tienen su propia casa. Para Bertha lo que prevalece es la realización personal, es así que logró tener su tienda de abarrotes, negocio del cual tenía mucha demanda en su localidad, hoy la competencia ha aumentado, por ello debe mejorar cada día para seguir siendo la preferida de sus clientes. Se siente muy contenta con el trabajo que tiene, además recibe buenas rentas por lo que le da seguridad económica. Normalmente trabaja por cuenta propia, pero en tiempo de vacaciones recibe la ayuda de sus hijos y su rutina es de lunes a domingo, a partir de las 6:00 de la mañana hasta las 10:00 de la noche. Su punto de venta lo realiza en su mismo barrio de su propia localidad, no obstante en un futuro no muy lejano, ella piensa ampliar su negocio de abarrotes con la necesidad de atraer mayor clientela y en efecto mejorar sus ventas considerablemente. Este es su quinto crédito con MFP, por el cual se compromete a seguir cumpliendo con sus respectivos pagos, además está satisfecho con su banco su banco comunal, ya que todos están comprometidos en sus pagos. Con el crédito que solicita lo piensa invertir en la compra de mercaderías, con la finalidad de que su tienda esté bien surtida.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 114
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  • $57,346,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Bertha to buy stock items for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 17, 2010
Listed
Sep 6, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 15, 2011