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Antonia
Antonio, age 60, is a single mother who had to raise her daughter alone. Her daughter is now 23, and Antionia is the grandmother of a minor child. She has her own house, which she was able to buy with a great deal of effort.

Antonia’s work consists of selling cold drinks. She does this work at home. She has been doing this for approximately two years. She does this work alone because her daughter works at another place and helps her to pay the household expenses.

What she likes about her work is that she has free time to do other activities. What she does not like is that she sometimes has to stay late at night because one of her customers comes to shop late.

Later she hopes to be able to set up her business in another another field.

This is Antonia’s sixth loan with the MFP institution. This is in accordance with the group that she is a member of. All of them are very responsible and punctual with their payments. She is very grateful to the institution because she feels that they have faith in her and give her the opportunity to feel useful.

She will use the 2,000 soles that she has requested to buy drinks to have in stock. Aslo, she will start selling ice and different sizes of drinks.
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Antonia, de 60 años es madre soltera que tubo que criar a su hija sola, vive junto a ella que ahora tiene 23 años y es abuela de un menor, tiene una casa propia que pudo comprar con bastante esfuerzo.El trabajo de Antonia consiste en la venta de bebidas heladas, este trabajo lo realiza en su casa, lleva aproximadamente dos años y esta actividad lo hace sola pues su hija trabaja en otro lugar y le apoya a pagar los gastos de la casa.
Lo que le gusta de su trabajo es que tiene tiempo disponible para realizar otras actividades, lo que no le gusta es que a veces tiene que quedarse hasta un poco pasada la noche por que alguno de sus clientes vienen tarde a comprar, espera poder mas adelante implementar su negocio en otro rubro.Este es el sexto préstamo entre Antonia y la institución MFP, esta conforme con el grupo que es socia ya que todos se muestran muy responsables y puntuales en sus pagos, esta muy agradecida con la institución ya que siente que confían en ella y le dan la oportunidad de sentirse útil.Con el monto solicitado 2000 soles, comprará mas bebidas para tener en stock, además de comenzar con la venta de hielo y las bebidas de diferentes medidas.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 109
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  • $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 Antonia to buy drinks to have in stock. Aslo, she will start selling ice and different sizes of drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 19, 2011
Listed
Aug 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2011