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Antonia
Antonia, 49 years old, is a hard working woman. She lives with Armando, her husband of 23 years. They have 4 children, but only live with one of them, Karina, who they support in their own home, located in the village of Ancala. She takes care of her grandson while she can as her daughter works.

Her main business is making traditional aprons, which the woman use as everyday wear. It is going very well as she travels to different cities to sell them per unit, this is already how she makes the best incomes, but at festivals she sells wholesale as she receives orders. She also works in the buying and selling of dried vegetables, which she takes to the wholesale market in bulk and earns some extra money.

For his part, her husband works in public transport with a bus that he acquired thanks to her work, which he uses to transport the residents of the city of Cochas to the centre of Huancayo. She is very happy as her oldest children always send her an allowance and she likes to see them doing well.

She belongs to the solidarity group "mollecito" and this is the ninth loan with MFP, she is very happy knowing that she will have financial support and feels safe to advance her business. On the other hand, she promises to fulfil her repayments according to the schedule. She is also thankful to be part of her association because all of the members are responsible and caring. On receiving her support, Antonia will invest the requested money in the purchase of materials to make aprons, as well as dried vegetables for her business.
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Antonia, de 49 años es una mujer trabajadora. Vive en compañía de Armando, su esposo desde hace 23 años. Ambos tienen 4 hijos, pero solo viven con una de ellas Karina a la que apoyan en su casa propia, ubicada en la localidad de Ancala. Ella cuida de su nieto mientras pueda pues su hija trabaja. Su principal actividad económica es la confección de mandiles típicos que las mujeres utilizan como vestimenta diaria, le va muy bien en su trabaja tanto así que viaja a las diferentes ciudades para venderlas por unidad, ya que de esa manera puede obtener mayores ganancias, pero en festividades realiza por mayor ya que recibe pedidos. Además se dedica a la compra y venta de menestras, las cuales lleva ala mercado mayorista por cantidad, ahí obtiene un dinero extra. Por su parte su esposo trabaja en el trasporte público con un ómnibus que adquirió gracias a su esfuerzo, la cual le sirve para trasladar a los pobladores de la ciudad de Cochas hacía el centro de Huancayo. Ella se siente muy feliz, pues sus hijos mayores le mandan constantemente una mensualidad, gusta de verlos desarrollados. Ella pertenece al grupo solidario “mollecito” y este es el noveno crédito con MFP, donde esta muy contenta de saber que tendrá un apoyo financiero, ya que así se sentirá segura de avanzar con su negocio. Por otro lado promete cumplir con el pago de su cuota. Además le agrada ser parte de su asociación porque todos sus integrantes son personas responsables y solidarias. Antonia de recibir su apoyo; invertirá el dinero solicitado en la compra de materiales para realizar los mandiles, además de menestras para su negocio.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 88
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,204,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Antonia to buy materials to make aprons, as well as to buy dried vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 20, 2012
Listed
Jan 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2012