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Pilar
Pilar is 24 years old, and lives in her parents’ home, along with her mother and siblings. Four years ago she decided to set up her own source of income, and rented premises on a commercial street. There, she had a mishap, in that everything was stolen. Because of this, she had to establish her business at her parents’ home. Since that time, she has offered cell-phone service, and for this has a rate-control device in the phone booths. She supplements this business with the sale of sweets and other general items, such as gifts and personal-care products. Thus, her business offers greater variety, which is attractive to customers. She states that she likes to work independently, because she can handle her own funds, and thus she is planning to purchase better equipment for her business. This is her second loan with MFP, and she is very happy to know that she has financial support. She is pleased to be part of a communal bank, because all of the members are reliable and responsible. She thanks all those who will manage the loan she is requesting, because it will be very useful in growing her business. She will use the funds requested to buy more free line time to make calls in the phone booth, as well as to purchase sweets and soft drinks to offer her customers.
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Pilar tiene 24 años, vive en casa de sus padres, en compañía de su madre y de sus hermanos. Desde hace 4 años decidió emprender su propia fuente de ingresos, en un inicio alquiló un local dentro de una calle comercial, ahí sufrió un percance, en el que le robaron todas sus cosa. Ante esto tuvo que establecer su negocio en casa de sus padres. Desde entonces se dedica a ofrecer el servicio de llamadas a celular, para ello cuenta con un control de tarifa casero que tiene dentro de sus cabinas de locutorio. Además este negocio lo complementa con la venta de golosinas y algunos artículos de bazar como regalos y detalles para el arreglo personal, de esta manera su negocio este más surtido, atractivo para su clientela. Afirma que le gusta trabajar de manera independiente porque puede disponer de su dinero y es por esta razón que esta planeando adquirir mejores equipos pasa su negocio. Es su segundo crédito con MFP, esta muy contenta de saber que tiene un apoyo financiero, además le agrada ser parte de su banco comunal porque todos sus integrantes son personas responsables y muy solidarias, agradece a todas las personas que serán gestoras del préstamo que solicita ya que le será muy útil en el progreso de su negocio. Con el crédito que solicita, lo invertirá en la compra de más tiempo de linea libre para realizar llamadas en su locutorio; asimismo en la compra de golosinas y bebidas gasificadas para ofrecer a sus clientes.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 120
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,267,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Pilar to purchase free minutes for calling, as well as sweets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 30, 2010
Listed
Feb 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2011