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Milagros is 38-years-old and a very pleasant and hard-working woman. She lives in her own house along with her husband Julio who is 39-years-old and their four beloved children who they want to offer a better quality of life. Milagros has a small bookshop in the Ventanilla district in Lima. She sells notebooks, pens, markers, etc. Now she is selling the latest in school supplies as she wants to take advantage of the big demand right now from students in schools near her business. For her, the most difficult part of her business is knowing which products will sell best, even with this, she greatly enjoys offering customers the things that she has in her shop. She has been working at this for six years and hopes to see her bookshop grow and become the main one in the neighborhood as in this way she can improve her income and change her life for the better. It is her second loan with MFP. She paid off her previous loan punctually and hopes to pay this latest one on time too. With the 2000 nuevos soles that she requested she plans to implement improvements in her bookshop to have more products to offer to her customers.
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Milagros, de 38 años, es una mujer muy amable y trabajadora, vive en su casa propia junto a su esposo Julio de 39 años y sus 4 queridos hijos, a quienes desea brindar una mejor calidad de vida. Milagros tiene una pequeña librería en el distrito de Ventanilla en Lima, ella vende cuadernos, lapiceros, plumones, etc., ahora se encuentra vendiendo lo último en útiles escolares, ya que quiere aprovechar la gran demanda que existe en estos meses por parte de los alumnos de escuelas y colegios, cercanos a su negocio. Para ella los más difícil de su trabajo es saber que producto se venderá más, aun así disfruta mucho de ofrecer a sus clientes las cosas que tiene en su librería, tiene ya 6 años en esta actividad y anhela ver crecer su librería y que se vuelva la principal de su barrio, ya que así podrá mejorar sus ingresos económicos y cambiar su vida para bien. Es el segundo crédito con MFP, ella ha pagado puntualmente su anterior crédito y este último espera pagarlo a tiempo también. Con los dos mil nuevos soles solicitados, planea implementar mejor su librería, para así tener más productos que ofrecerles a sus clientes.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 103
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,002,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Milagros to buy school and office supplies to stock her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 29, 2011
May 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2011