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Marcela Del Pilar

Update on Marcela Del Pilar

Marcela, 26, is a single mother but she has no children in her care. She lives in her own home in the Chiclayito settlement in the La Matanza district. She has good personal and work references from the area, which is a district containing more than 10,000 residents. Marcela has a business selling beer and snacks in the neighborhood. She sells from her house, and she has 4 years of experience with this business.

The loan that she is requesting, in the sum of 2,513 Peruvian soles, will be invested in her business. Specifically, she will buy corn and will make some repairs to her business premises, which got damaged by the rains. In this way, she will be able to provide better service, and as a result have more income, which will allow her to have better living conditions.

This loan that she is requesting will help her, because many of the residents in her area have the same type of business, and this is a good business to invest in and so will bring in more profits for Marcela.

One of her primary goals is to attract more customers and sell her products at a good price. To do this she will exert herself to the maximum, working every day and doing the work with responsibility and a lot of respect. She already has an established customer base.
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Marcela es una mujer de 26 años de edad, es una mujer soltera y sin hijos a su cargo. Vive en casa propia, en el asentamiento humano Chiclayito, en el distrito de La Matanza. Cuenta con buenas referencias personales y laborales en la zona, el distrito cuenta con más de 10 mil habitantes.
La actividad a la que se dedica Marcela es a la venta de cerveza y piqueos en la zona, las realiza a domicilio y cuenta con 4 años de experiencia en el negocio.
El monto del préstamo es de 2,513 nuevos soles y lo solicita para invertirlo en su negocio, específicamente para la compra de maíz, hacer arreglar su local de venta que por cuestiones de la lluvia esta deteriorada, para que de esa manera brinde una mejor atención y por ende tenga un mejor ingreso y en consecuencia una mejor condición de vida en la zona.
El préstamo que esta solicitando la ayudará satisfactoriamente, pues en su mayoría los habitantes de la zona se dedican a este tipo de negocio y sobre todo el mercado es bueno para invertir, esto traerá consigo más utilidades para la cliente.
Uno de sus objetivos primordiales es captar nuevos clientes y vender su producto a un buen precio, para lograr todo esto, la cliente se esfuerza al máximo y trabaja todo los días y lo hace con responsabilidad y mucho respeto, sobre todo cuenta con clientela ya establecida.

Previous Loan Details

Marcela is 26 years old, single, and lives in the house of her parents and her brother which has only electrical services. It is located in the rural zone of La Matanza district, Piura department. Residents of this district are involved in agriculture, cattle raising, and artisan crafts. Marc... More from Marcela Del Pilar's previous loan »

Additional Information

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 130
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,863,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Marcela Del Pilar to invest in her business and make some repairs to her business premises.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2012
Apr 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012