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Paulina
Paulina, a resident of the city of Santa Rosa, is 40-years-old. She is a down to earth and hard-working woman. She is married to Timoteo who is 52-years-old and they have three school age children and they all live together in their own home. Paulina has worked very hard since she was 19-years-old. At that time she worked only in agriculture which only enabled her to maintain her family members. With the savings she accumulated she opened a grocery store where she offers a variety of staple products. This is how her stand generates good profits. She opens the doors of her business very early in the morning to wait for her first buyers. She mentions that the key to getting better customers is attending to them in a friendly manner and helping them with their purchases. What she likes best about her work is having a good relationship with her customers. Now she has been in this business for 10 years and considers the most difficult part to be having to be on her feet all day long. Her business is going very well and thanks to this she was able to acquire more land to cultivate where her beloved husband works. With the money from the loan she will buy supplies for her store. With time, she hopes to expand her house and make her store bigger. This is her twentieth loan and she is very happy to know that she will have support once more from all of you to continue growing. In her communal bank she is a member who participates and is very punctual to meetings. With the money from the loan she will buy merchandise like: sacks of rice, sugar, oils, and detergents.
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Paulina, natural de la ciudad de Santa Rosa, tiene 40 años, es una mujer sencilla y trabajadora,. Esta casada con Timoteo de 52 años y tienen 03 hijos en etapa escolar y juntos residen en su propia casa. Paulina trabaja arduamente desde sus 19 años, en aquellos años ella se dedicaba tan solo a la agricultura lo cual le servía solo para sostener a los miembros de su familia. Con sus ahorros acumulados abrió una tienda de abarrotes, en donde ofrece variedad de productos de primera necesidad. Es así que su puesto le genera buenas ganancias económicas, ella abre las puertas de su negocio desde muy tempranas horas en espera de sus primeros compradores. Menciona que la clave de captar mayores consumidores es atender amablemente y apoyarlos en sus compras. Lo que más le gusta de su trabajo es quedar bien con sus clientes, ya lleva 10 años en este negocio y considera que lo más difícil es tener que permanecer de pie todo el transcurso del día. En su negocio le va muy bien ya que gracias a ello pudo adquirir mas espacio de terreno para cultivar donde trabaja su amado esposo. Con el dinero del crédito comprará suministros en cantidad para su puesto de ventas. Con el tiempo, espera poder ampliar su vivienda y así agrandar su bodega. Este es su 20avo crédito y esta muy contenta de saber que contará una vez más con el apoyo de todos ustedes para seguir creciendo. En su banco comunal es una socia participe y muy puntual en las reuniones. Con el dinero del crédito comprará mercadería como: sacos de arroz, azúcar, aceites, detergentes.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 111
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,998,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Paulina to buy sacks of rice, sugar, oil, and detergent to stock her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 4, 2011
Listed
Jul 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 15, 2012