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Eileen
Eileen, 22, is a hardworking and dedicated woman who has a strong desire to make progress in her life. She is married to Fernando, who is employed and is the father of her 1 year-old daughter. They live together with her husband's parents in his parents' home. Eileen has a business selling clothing for women, men and children. All of these products are bought and sent to her by her cousin, who lives in the city of Lima. She sells them to her relatives, friends and neighbors, to whom she provides friendly and cordial service so that they will prefer her business. In this way, they will recommend her to other people, who over time will also become her regular customers. Eileen has been doing this work for more than 2 years, and up until now she has had the support of her mother, who helps her to get more customers.

Eileen enjoys her business, since it generates a good income for her. Furthermore, she has plans to venture into another business selling spare parts for motorcycles. This will be her 5th loan with the MFP institution. She is very content to know that she will have financial support, because in this way she feels more certain that she will be able to make progress with her business. In addition, she feels very comfortable with her communal bank, as she considers it to be a very supportive and united group. With the sum of 1,500 Peruvian soles requested, she will invest in her business by purchasing more merchandise in the form of clothing for men, women and children, and sandals.
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Eileen, de 22 años de edad, es una mujer trabajadora y empeñosa, con muchas ganas de progresar. Está casada con Fernando quien es empleado y padre de su hija de 01 año de edad. Juntos habitan en la casa de sus suegros, en compañía de los padres de su esposo. La actividad que realiza Eileen es la venta de ropa para damas, caballeros y niños. Todos estos productos se los compra y envía su prima que vive en la ciudad de Lima y son vendidos entre sus familiares, amistades y vecinos, a quienes atiende de manera cordial y amable, logrando ganarse su preferencia. De esa manera la recomiendan con otras personas, que al cabo de un tiempo se vuelven también sus clientes habituales. Tiene más de 2 años dedicándose a éste negocio y hasta el momento tiene el apoyo de su mamá quien le ayuda consiguiéndole más clientes.
Le gusta su negocio ya que le genera ingresos económicos. Por otro lado tiene planes de planes de incursionar en otro negocio como la venta de repuestos para motos. Este será el préstamo número 05 con la institución MFP. Está muy contenta de saber que tendrá un apoyo financiero, ya que así se sentirá segura de avanzar con su negocio. Por otro lado se siente a gusto con su banco comunal, pues considera un grupo unido y solidario. Con el monto solicitado de 1500 nuevos soles, lo invertirá en la compra de más mercaderías como ropa para damas, caballeros y niños, así como sandalias.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 94
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,986,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Eileen to buy clothing for women, men and children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 12, 2012
Listed
Feb 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2012