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Mercedes
Mercedes is 38 years old and a single mother of two children. She lives in her own home with her children in the rural section of the District of Tambogrande, an agricultural area situated in Piura Province, which is more than four hours away from the city of Chiclayo, the capital of Lambayeque region.


Mercedes sells fruits and juices from her home. She has more than three years of experience with this business. Mercedes is well-known in the area and has an established customer base. Her daily sales are good since her business is located in front of a taxi stand that is frequented by many cars and motorcycles from the village.


Mercedes wants to invest her loan in the purchase of more fruits to keep in stock. She will also buy tables and chairs for her customers. Mercedes is hardworking and responsible. The people who know her have great respect and affection for her. Her greatest wish is to continue growing her business so that she can offer a better quality of life for her children.

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Mercedes tiene 38 años de edad, es madre soltera y tiene con 2 hijos. Vive en casa propia con sus hijos la parte rural del distrito de Tambogrande, una zona agrícola situada en la región de Piura, a más de cuatro horas de la ciudad de Chiclayo, capital de la región de Lambayeque. Se dedica a la venta de frutas y jugos todos los días en su propio domicilio. Tiene más de 3 años de experiencia en este negocio. Es muy conocida en la zona y cuenta con clientela ya establecida en la zona. Sus ventas diarias son muy buenas pues su negocio está ubicado frente al paradero de carros y motos en el caserío. Desea invertir su crédito en la compra de más frutas para tener en stock y también para la compra de mesas y sillas para sus clientes. Mercedes es muy trabajadora y responsable. Las personas que le conocen le tienen mucha estima y cariño. Su mayor anhelo es seguir creciendo su negocio para poder ofrecerles una mejor calidad de vida a sus hijos.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 34
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,853,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Mercedes to purchase fruit, tables, and chairs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 28, 2011
Listed
Mar 31, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 19, 2011