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Maria
María, 39, is married to Jesús, 49, and they have three children; they live in Llochegua District. María is a tenacious woman who day to day strives or her beloved family’s wellbeing. She has been selling beverages for more than fifteen years in a rented space.

She relates that selling beverages is very profitable because in this part of Perú the weather is hot. Despite that, however, she has little competition so he sales have been improving day to day.

On Saturdays and Sundays she also prepares food and sometimes does so on special order. This is how María earns her daily bread. The only inconvenience María has is the shortage of potable water which is very important for the business she has.

María is happy with her work. She usually works with help from her husband and her children. Later on she’d like to build a locale of her own.

This is her second MFP loan so she commits to make her installment payments punctually. María is happy in her communal bank because they are responsible. She will use the 2000 new soles to buy beverages.
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María de 39 años de edad casado con Jesús de 49 años de edad, fruto de esta relación tienen 3 hijos, ellos viven en el distrito de Llochegua. María, es una mujer luchadora, quien día a día se sacrifica por el bienestar de su querida familia. Ella se dedica a la venta de bebidas, en un local alquilado desde hace más de 15 años. Cuenta que el negocio de bebidas es muy rentable ya que en esta parte del Perú el clima es calido a pesar de ello tiene poca competencia por lo que sus ventas día a día están mejorando; también prepara comida los días sábados y domingos algunas veces atiende pedidos, es de esta manera que María se gana el pan de cada día. El único inconveniente que tiene María es el desabastecimiento del agua potable que es muy importante para el negocio que ella tiene. María está contenta con la actividad que realiza; usualmente trabaja con el apoyo de su esposo e hijos, además desea en adelante construir su local propio. Este es su segundo crédito con MFP, por lo que se compromete en cancelar puntualmente el pago de sus cuotas. María esta contenta con su banco comunal por que son responsables. Con los 2,000 nuevos soles realizará la compra de bebidas.


About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 128
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,346,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Maria to buy a wider selection of beverages.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 23, 2012
Listed
Apr 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 18, 2013