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Elva
Elva is 59 years old. She is a hard-working and tenacious woman who is very helpful and kind. Her partner is Ladislao, who is a salesman and the father of her children. The couple live with two of their grandchildren, their daughter and son-in-law. Elva lives in a house that she managed to buy with the support of her partner.

Elva's business is renting out pool tables and selling candies and drinks. She set up her business in a space in her home. She started her business more than two years ago. She already had pool tables which were brought in from another town where she used to live. She has her husband's help in dealing with her customers. She considers her business to be fairly profitable because it makes her good profits. She also likes it because she doesn't get bored. In the future, she has plans to expand her business and set up premises for selling food.

This is Elva's second loan through MFP and she is happy to know that she has financial support so that she can continue in her business. She pledges to make her repayments on time as she did with her previous loan.

Elva plans to invest the 1,500 soles she has requested in fixing up her premises. She will paint the walls and buy more drinks and candies to sell.
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Elva tiene 59 años, es una mujer trabajadora y muy empeñosa, además de servicial y amable. Su pareja es Ladislao, quien es comerciante y el padre de sus hijos. Viven con dos de sus nietos, su hija y su yerno, en la casa que logró comprar con el apoyo de su pareja.

Su negocio es el alquiler de juegos de billar y la venta de golosinas y bebidas, para lo que instaló su local en un espacio de su vivienda. Se inició hace más de 2 años, ya tenía mesas de billar que fueron traídas de otra localidad, donde vivían anteriormente. Cuenta con la ayuda de su esposo en la atención al público. Considera su negocio bastante rentable por las buenas ganancias que le deja, además le gusta porque no se aburre. Para el fututo, tiene planes de ampliar su negocio e instalar un local para venta de comida.

Este es su segundo préstamo con la institución MFP y está muy contenta de saber que cuenta con un apoyo financiero para mantenerse con su negocio. Por tanto se compromete a cumplir con los pagos de sus cuotas como en el crédito anterior.
Con el monto solicitado, de1500 nuevos soles, invertirá en el arreglo de su local; pintará las paredes y comprará más bebidas y golosinas para la venta.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 85
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,213,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Elva to paint the walls of her premises and to buy drinks and candies to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 29, 2012
Listed
Jul 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2013