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Raquel
Raquel is a single young woman who is 24 years of age. She lives at the house of one of her sisters who convinced her to start her own business. Raquel was able to obtain a stand at the market in her town where she sells groceries and various food products. She started working only five months ago and says that she has done very well with her sales despite the competition. Raquel sells meat, vegetables, cold drinks, and milk. Her goal is to save her earnings so that she can buy a plot of land and build her own house. For this reason, she works very hard at her job.

Raquel will use this loan of 2500 PEN to restock with merchandise so that she can increase the inventory at her stand.
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Raquel es una joven soltera de 24 años. Vive en la casa de sus hermanas, quienes la motivaron a iniciar un negocio propio.
Logró conseguir un puesto en el mercado de su localidad, donde vende abarrotes y diversos comestibles. Esta labor la empezó hace sólo 5 meses y comenta que le va muy bien en las ventas, a pesar de tener competencia, pues ella vende adicionalmente carne, verduras frescas y leche. Su meta es ahorrar las ganancias que está teniendo para comprar un terreno y construir su casa propia, por eso se esmera en su trabajo.

Con los 2500 nuevos soles de este préstamo se abastecerá de mercadería para incrementar la mercadería de su puesto.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 79
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,191,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Raquel to buy more merchandise for her grocery stand.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 8, 2012
Listed
Jul 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013