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Yolanda
Yolanda is 54 years old. She has been married to Walter for 28 years. They have two children, Mabel and José.
She is the treasurer of her communal bank, because she always liked managing money. Because of this she now has a hardware store, which is well equioed and stocked. According to her, she opens her doors every day, without rest. But since she is a hardworking woman, she also sells food on Sundays from a space in her house. On his part, her husband rents out heavy machinery to state institutions and private construction firms. He receives monthly payments for this and from that pays for their children's university educations. Now she wants to stock her hardware store with all possible materials. "There are days when big buyers arrive and take cement and other materials in large quantities and I don't have enough stock." she affirms.

She belongs to the “IDME” communal bank and this is her 27th loan with MFP. Every year she has been able to improve her business, because she took advantage of the money in a very intelligent way. On the other hand, she promises, once again, to make her payments. She also likes being a part of the group, where the members are supportive. "We are a family", she affirms.

Yolanda will invest this money in buying sand, cement and other merchandise to stock her hardware store.
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Yolanda tiene 54 años, está casada con Walter desde hace 28 años, tienen dos hijos: Mabel y José.
Ella es la tesorera de su banco comunal, pues siempre le gusto administrar el dinero. Gracias a ello ahora tiene una ferretería, bien equipada y surtida. Según cuenta, le va muy bien en su negocio, pues abre sus puertas todos los días, sin descanso. Pero como es una mujer trabajadora, también vende comida los domingos en un espacio de su casa. Por su parte, su esposo se dedica al alquiler de maquinarias pesadas a instituciones del estado y constructoras privadas, por las que reciben un pago mensual, con ello paga los estudios universitarios de sus hijos. Ahora quiere surtir su ferretería con todo el material posible, “existen días en los que llegan compradores grandes que se llevan cemento y demás materiales por cantidad y no me abastezco”, afirma.

Ella pertenece al banco comunal “IDME” y este su crédito número 27 con MFP. En todos estos años pudo mejorar su negocio, pues aprovechó el dinero con mucha inteligencia. Por otro lado, promete, una vez más, cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas. Y además le agrada ser parte de su grupo, donde los integrantes son solidarios, “somos como una familia”, afirma.
Yolanda invertirá este dinero en la compra de arena, cemento y demás mercadería para surtir su ferretería.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 96
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  • $57,954,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Yolanda to buy sand, cement and other merchandise to stock her hardware store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 11, 2012
Listed
Aug 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2012