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Luz
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Luz is 28 years old and immediately after finishing her high school she started working to contribute with the household expenses and help support her younger brothers. Three years ago she started selling underskirts and vests.

Thanks to her dedication and persistence her sales have increased. She buys her merchandise in the city of Juliaca and brings it to Cuzco, where she has most of her clients. She is asking for this loan in order to increase the amount and variety of merchandise she takes to sell to Cuzco and this way she will increase her income; offering her parents and smaller brothers a better life style. Luz is seeking for your support to help improve her financial situation.

Translated from Spanish to English by Mayra Villegas, Kiva Volunteer



Luz es una joven de 28 años de edad. Inmediatamente después de concluir sus estudios secundarios se puso a trabajar desempeñando diferentes actividades con el fin de apoyar a sus padres en la solvencia económica de su familia. Actualmente se dedica a la comercialización de enaguas y chalecos, negocio en el que ya ha cumplido tres años dedicación y con el que gracias a su diligencia y empeño va teniendo mucho auge y popularidad.Ella adquiere su mercadería en la ciudad de Juliaca, luego las lleva para comercializarlos al Cuzco y el deseo de esta empeñosa joven es incrementar la cantidad y variedad de sus productos con el fin de obtener mayores ingresos económicos para brindarles comodidad y bienestar a sus queridos padres y hermanos menores.Luz confía que con tu apoyo desinteresado su situación económica mejorará.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 119
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,101,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Luz increase the quantity and variety of merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jan 17, 2008
Listed
Jan 3, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 17, 2008