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Elizabeth
Elizabeth is 39 years old. She is a brave and hard working woman. Elizabeth is a single mother of two children, aged 11 and 6. She lives in a rented house with her brother who splits the expenses with her. Her works consists of the retail sale of essentials, therefore she has a store where she sells these products, as well as ice cream, soft drinks, snow cones, and alcoholic beverages; she even sells minutes for prepaid cellphones. Her business is very varied and is the largest on the block; for this reason, it’s the most popular store because customers find everything there.

She works alone, while her children are in school, but when they don’t have anything to do, her oldest daughter helps her wait on customers. What she likes most about her work is that she has time to do many other things, as she also sells some products via catalog in her free time. Things are going well and her income is good. She hopes to expand her business farther. This will be her second loan with MFP, therefore, she hopes for the support of each one of you. She is very pleased with MFP since with their investment, they give her the opportunity to be able to grow. With the amount requested, she will buy merchandise to stock her store, because she needs rice, sugar, vegetables and some other items. If she buys these in bulk, she will spend less on transportation and will be given a better price.
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Elizabeth tiene 39 años, es una mujer valiente y muy trabajadora, ella es madre soltera de dos hijos de once y seis años, vive en un casa alquilada junto a su hermano con quien comparten los gastos del hogar. Su trabajo consiste en le venta al por menor de productos de primera necesidad, por tanto posee una tienda donde expende estos productos, asimismo vende helados, gaseosas, raspadillas, bebidas alcohólicas, hasta realiza recarga de línea para celulares. Su negocio es muy variado y es la más grade de la cuadra, y por tal es la más concurrida ya que los clientes encuentran de todo ahí. Este trabajo lo realiza sola, mientras sus hijos están en el colegio, pero cuando no tienen nada que hacer, la mayor la apoyan en la atención de la clientela. Lo que mas le gusta de su trabajo es que tiene tiempo para poder realizar muchas actividades más, ya que vende algunos productos por catálogos en su tiempo libre. Le esta yendo bien y sus ganancias son buenas, espera poder ampliar mas adelante su negocio. Este será el segundo crédito con MFP, por tanto espera el apoyo de cada uno de ustedes. Esta muy agradecida con la institución ya que le dan la oportunidad de poder crecer con su inversión. Con el monto solicitado, comprará mercadería para abastecer su tienda, pues le esta faltando arroz, azúcar, verduras y algunos otros productos que si compra en cantidad gasta menos en pasaje y le dan a un menor costo.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 86
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,213,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Elizabeth to purchase rice, sugar, vegetables and other canned goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 15, 2011
Listed
Oct 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 15, 2012