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Lucila
Lucila is 54 years old and she is a strong woman. She is married to Juan, her husband of 15 years. They have 4 children together but only 3 of them live with them. They own their home and it is located in the locality of San Pedro de Cajas. Her financial situation is very complicated. Despite her advanced age, she continues to work for the support of her children. They are still in school. Additionally, her husband is has health issues and she needs to take care of him. Her primary activity is a small grocery store, selling basic consumer goods. Concurrently she knits wool sweaters in various colors and sizes. She sells them to the merchants who visit her constantly. "It's hard on my bones", she affirms when she was commenting on her osteoporosis condition. It is hard for her to move around. But despite her problems she continues to work for the sake of her children's future. She wants to provide them with an education and the quality of life that they deserve. She is a member of the communal bank "Telarmachay" and this is her second loan with MFP (Kiva Field Partner). She hopes to receive the support from each of you to continue on with her objectives. She promises to be on time with her loan payments.

Upon receiving her support, Lucila will invest the funds requested in the purchase of several skeins of wool for her knitting projects. She will also purchase basic consumer goods for her grocery store.
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Lucila tiene 54 años es una mujer fuerte. Ella está casada con Juan, su esposo desde hace 15 años. Ambos tienen 4 hijos, pero solo viven con 3 de ellos en su casa propia, ubicada en la localidad de San Pedro de Cajas. Su situación económica es muy compleja. A pesar de su avanzada edad, ella continúa laborando para el cuidado de sus hijos, quienes aún se encuentran estudiando. Además cuenta que su esposo está delicado de salud, por lo que tiene que cuidarlo. Su principal actividad es una pequeña tienda de comestibles donde vende productos de primera necesidad. A la vez teje chompas de lana de diferentes colores y tamaños. Los mismos que vende a los comerciantes que la visitan constantemente. “Me duele mucho los huesos”, afirma mientras comenta que tiene la enfermedad de osteoporosis; por lo que no puede trasladarse con facilidad. Pero a pesar de los problemas que tiene, continúa trabajando para el futuro de sus hijos a quienes desea brindarles la educación y calidad de vida que se merecen. Ella pertenece al banco comunal “Telarmachay” y este es el segundo crédito con MFP, donde espera del apoyo de todos ustedes para continuar con sus objetivos. Además promete ser puntual con el pago de sus cuotas.
Lucila de recibir su apoyo; invertirá el dinero solicitado en la compra de varias madejas de lana para sus tejidos. Además de insumos necesarios de primera necesidad para su tienda de comestibles.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 66
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,558,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Lucila to purchase skeins of wool and basic consumer goods to supply her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 14, 2011
Listed
Sep 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2012