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Eva
Eva is 35 years old and lives in a rented house with her three young children who are in school. They want to get ahead together. Eva and her family live in a populous neighborhood north of the city. For more than three years, this hardworking woman has been selling different food products (cheese, avocados, and meat) that she acquires when she travels to the neighboring province. Upon her return, she distributes her merchandise to the stores in her neighborhood. Eva says her business is profitable enough since she has established customers who buy merchandise on a weekly basis. With her earnings, she is able to provide the best for her children. Eva says she has several jobs since she also works as a bus fare collector for a vehicle that her brother drives. She says she is proud to have achieved the proper registration papers needed to perform this work. In the distant future, Eva plans to expand her food sales business so that she can generate good revenues.


This is her first loan with MFP. Eva is very grateful to everyone who made this loan possible so that she can continue working and making progress. She plans to invest the loan she requested in the purchase of more merchandise, such as cheese and avocados, since she has several orders from different stores. In this manner, she hopes to improve her income.

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Eva, de 35 años, vive en una casa alquilada en compañía de sus 3 hijos menores, que aún estudian en el colegio, juntos desean salir adelante, habitan en un populoso barrio al norte de la ciudad. Hace más de 3 años, esta trabajadora mujer se dedica a la comercialización de diversos productos comestibles (quesos, palta y carne) que compra cuando viaja a una provincia cercana de la ciudad, y cuando regresa coloca su mercadería en las tiendas de su barrio. Dice que el negocio es bastante rentable ya que tiene clientes fijos que le compran su mercadería una vez a la semana, y con las ganancias trata de brindarles lo mejor a sus hijos. Además se gana la vida lavando ropa para sus conocidos, por lo que cuenta con la ayuda de sus hijos. Y como ella misma se considera una “mil oficios”, además trabaja como cobradora de un ómnibus que maneja su hermano; dice muy orgullosa que tiene los papeles en regla para desempeñar este trabajo. Para mas adelante tiene planeado ampliar su negocio de venta de comestibles pues se ha dado cuenta que le genera buenas ganancias. Es el primer crédito con MFP, y esta muy agradecida con todas las personas que hicieron posible el dinero que le permitirá continuar laborando en busca del progreso. Eva tiene planeado invertir el crédito solicitado en la compra de mayor cantidad de mercadería en quesos y palta pues tiene varios pedidos de diferentes tiendas, de esta manera espera mejorar sus ganancias.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 130
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,372,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Eva purchase cheese & avocados to fulfill her customers' orders.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 20, 2010
Listed
Sep 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2011