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Carmen
Carmen is 50 years old and a hardworking and dedicated woman. She really wants to get ahead. She is separated and lives with her two grown children, aged 30 and 27, in their own home. Carmen's activity is making pastries. She learned this trade studying a a local work training center, where they taught her to make delicious cakes and desserts for graduations, weddings, and other social events. At present, she has a lot of orders due to the good work she does. She continues to keep herself up to date because there are always new things to learn. She has an oven in her house where she has made her goods and served customers for 22 years. She likes making pastries and crafts as well. She likes her trade because it has brought her a lot of satisfaction, such as income and being able to become an entrepreneur. She has plans to open a soda fountain in her house, since her corner location is strategic for a good business. This would be the second loan she has had with the MFP institution. She is happy with the financial support to advance her business. She also likes her communal bank because she thinks the members are good people. With the amount she has asked for, 1500 nuevos soles, she will invest in buying ingredients to make cakes for this graduation season, as well as molds and pastry utensils.
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Carmen, de 50 años de edad, es una mujer trabajadora y empeñosa, además de tener muchas ganas de sobresalir, es separada, vive en compañía de sus dos hijos mayores de 30 y 27 años de edad, habitando en su propia casa. La actividad que realiza Carmen es la repostería, oficio que aprendió estudiando en un centro de educación ocupacional, donde le enseñaron a elaborar deliciosas tortas, y pasteles para promociones, bodas y demás acontecimientos sociales. Actualmente tiene muchos pedidos por el buen trabajo que realiza, por ello continua actualizándose, pues considera que siempre hay cosas nuevas que aprender, contando con un horno en su casa, donde realiza todos su preparaciones y atiende a sus clientes desde hace 22 años. Le gusta la repostería así como las manualidades, se siente a gusto con su oficio pues le ha proporcionado muchas satisfacciones, como los ingresos económicos y el poder de convertirse en una prospera empresaria. Por eso tiene planes de abrir una fuente de soda en su casa, ya que su ubicación en una esquina es estratégica para un buen negocio. Este será el préstamo número 02 con la institución MFP, se siente contenta con el apoyo financiero para avanzar con su negocio. Además de sentirse a gusto con su banco comunal pues considera a sus miembros ser buenas personas. Con el monto solicitado de 1500 nuevos soles lo invertirá en la compra de ingredientes para la preparación de torta para esta campaña de de promociones de los colegios, asi como en moldes y utensilios de repostería.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 121
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,814,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Carmen to buy ingredients, utensils and molds for making cakes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 19, 2011
Listed
Jan 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 16, 2012