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Rocio
Rocío is 41 years old. She is a cheerful woman, who is eager to better herself. She is single and doesn't have any children. She lives with her sister and brother-in-law.

Her business is buying and selling different cuts of beef, such as steaks, ground beef, and others. She purchases the meat from the local slaughterhouse and from cattle ranchers, and sells it at a market stall in her town, with the assistance of another girl who helps at the counter. She started out over 25 years ago with her own capital, purchasing small quantities which increased gradually in response to demand. She considers her business to be quite profitable because of the income it brings in. It has been well received and has become very well known in the market.

This is her fifth loan with MFP, and she counts on the institution to realize her plans. She promises to pay her installments, and she feels very good about her communal bank, because they are a sociable and supportive group of people.

She will use the amount requested, 4000 nuevos soles, to invest in the purchase of a freezer, which is valued at 1200 nuevos soles. She will also purchase three cows, in order to sell their meat, which are valued at 900 nuevos soles each.
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Roció tiene 41 años, es una mujer alegre y con deseos de superación. Es soltera y no tiene hijos. Vive en compañía de su hermana y su cuñado.
Su actividad es la compra y venta de carne de res en diversas presentaciones como filetes, molido y otros. Compra la carne en el camal municipal y de los ganaderos, la vende en un puesto en el mercado de su localidad, con la ayuda de una muchacha para la atención al público. Se inició hace más de 25 años con un capital propio, comprando en pequeñas cantidades que luego fue aumentando según la demanda. Considera a su negocio bastante rentable, por las ganancias que le deja, logrando tener una buena acogida y siendo muy conocida en el mercado.

Este es su quinto préstamo con la institución MFP, con lo que cuenta para poder concretar sus planes. Promete cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas, además de sentirse muy bien con su banco comunal, pues son personas sociables y solidarias.
Con el monto solicitado, de 4000 nuevos soles, invertirá en la compra de un congelador, valorizado en 1200 nuevos soles. También adquirirá tres vacas, para la venta de la carne, cada una valorizada en 900 nuevos soles.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 93
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  • $56,035,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,525 helped Rocio to purchase a freezer and three cows, in order to sell their meat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 31, 2012
Listed
Jul 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2012