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Sherly is 27 years old and is a hardworking woman. She has lived with Luis, her husband, for 6 years. They are both awaiting the arrival of their next child, as she is six months pregnant. They live together in their own home, located in the community of Pilcomayo. Since she was young, she has worked for herself, since her motto is "progress". Her main activity is selling food. At first she had a restaurant where she sold homemade food. Over time she acquired a more attractive place, located in a central area. There she started to sell tamales, coffee, juice and different beverages. She works tirelessly Monday through Sunday without stopping, since that's the only way to get results. As she experienced her growth, she faced a new challenge. She married and joined a family, which gives her strength now that she is awaiting her first child. Luis, besides being an exemplary husband, is a responsible police officer who watches out for society's wellbeing. Her goal now is to invest in her restaurant and make it known. This is her fourth loan with MFP, where she hopes to have your cooperation to cement her plans. She also promises to make her payments on time, as she did with previous loans. She also likes being a part of the association because all of its members are responsible people and very supportive. Upon receiving your help, Sherly will invest the money she has asked for in buying quality materials to remodel her new baby's room. 'It's almost done", she remarks.
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Sherly, de 27 años es una mujer trabajadora. Vive en compañía de Luis, su esposo desde hace 6 años. Ambos esperan la llegada de su próximo hijo quien tiene 6 meses en la barriguita de su mamá. Y juntos vive en su casa propia, ubicada en la localidad de Pilcomayo. Desde joven comenzó a trabajar por si sola. Pues su lema es “progresar”. Su principal actividad es la venta de comida, en sus inicios tenía un restaurante, donde vendía comida casera. Con el tiempo adquirió un lugar más atractivo, pues se ubicaba en una zona céntrica; ahí comenzó a vender tamales, café, jugos y bebidas diversas. Ella trabaja sin descanso de lunes a domingo sin parar, ya que de esa manera obtendrá buenos resultados. A la par con su crecimiento, afrontó un nuevo reto, se casó y conformo una familia, la que ahora se fortaleza con la llegado de su primer hijo. Luis, aparte de ser un esposo ejemplar es un policía responsable que vela por el bienestar de la sociedad. Su objetivo ahora, es invertir en su restaurante y hacerlo conocido. Este es el cuarto crédito con MFP, donde espera de su colaboración para concretar sus planes. Por otro lado promete cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas, como en anteriores crédito. Además le agrada ser parte de su asociación porque todos sus integrantes son personas responsables y muy solidarias. Sherly de recibir su apoyo; invertirá el dinero solicitado en la compra de materiales de calidad, para revestir el cuarto de su próximo bebe, “ya le falta poco” menciona.

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About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 100
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,945,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Sherly to improve the infrastructure in her baby's room.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 2, 2011
Nov 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012