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Lenny
33-year-old Lenny is a hard-working and tenacious woman who is also kind and friendly. She is separated from her partner but has a son who lives with her. She also lives with her mother and her two siblings. One of her siblings is married and has a family. They live together in her mother's house.

Lenny's business is selling food such as 'ceviche' (traditional marinated fish dish). She has premises in her mother's house which they called 'Cevicheria La Calesita'. She has been running the business for 10 years and very kindly serves her customers with the support of her mother, her sister-in-law and her siblings when they have free time. In parallel with this, she also sells seasonal men's and women's clothing. Her customers are her friends, who she serves based on their orders for the most beautiful and fashionable clothes. She makes her sales personally and has been doing this for five years. Lenny enjoys both businesses as they keep her busy and make her income with which to cover her own expenses and those of her son who she loves very much. She has plans to expand her business and start another. She plans to set up a stationery store in her mother's house as well as they have the space they need for this.

This will be Lenny's 12th loan from MFP. She feels grateful for the financial support that she receives which enables her to make progress in her business. She also feels comfortable with her community bank as she knows most of the members and considers them to be friendly and supportive people. Lenny will use the 2,600 soles she has requested to invest in buying men's and women's clothing as she has orders to fill.
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Lenny, de 33 años de edad, es una mujer trabajadora y empeñosa, además de ser amable y cordial. Es separada de su pareja. pero tiene un hijo que vive a lado de él así como de su madre y sus dos hermanos, siendo uno de ellos casado y con familia. Juntos habitan en casa de su madre. Las actividades que realiza Lenny es la venta comida como ceviches, para eso cuenta con un local en casa de su madre al que le pusieron el nombre de Cevicheria "La Calesita", negocio que viene funcionando desde hace 10 años, donde atiende muy amablemente a sus clientes con el apoyo de su madre, su cuñada, y sus hermanos en sus momentos libres. Paralelo a esto también se dedica a la venta de ropa de damas y caballeros por temporadas, teniendo como clientes a sus amistades a quienes atiende a base de pedidos de los más bonitos modelos y a la moda, realizando la venta de manera personal y desde hace 5 años. Le gusta ambas actividades ya que la mantiene ocupada y le generan un ingreso económico para solventar sus gastos propios y la de su hijo al que quiere mucho. Tiene planes de ampliar su negocio, e incursionar en otro como montar una librería tambiñen en casa de su madre, pues tiene espacio libre para habilitarlo. Este será el préstamo número 12 con la institución MFP, se siente agradecida con el apoyo financiero que viene recibiendo para avanzar con su negocio. Además de sentirse cómoda con su banco comunal ya que conoce a la mayoría y los considera ser personas amables y solidarias. Con el monto solicitado de 2600 nuevos soles tiene planes de invertirlo en la compra de ropa para damas y caballeros, ya que tiene pedidos por entregar.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 57
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  • $53,916,525
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  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD