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Antonia
Antonia is 65 years old. She is a hardworking and dynamic woman, in addition to being cheerful and sociable. She is separated from the father of her two daughters: Mia Cecilia, 24 and Auda, 22. She also has a grandson. They live together in their own home. Antonia's activity is selling soft drinks, for which she has a refirgerator in her house. She keeps her products there at the temperature the consumers like. The customers buy the drinks to drink somewhere else; they don't drink them in Antonia's house.

She has done this activity for more than 3 years. She has the help of her daughter for selling the product to her customers. She considers her business to be profitable because of the earnings it brings in. She is able to pay some of her family's expenses. She also likes the free time that she has that she uses doing other activities.

She also says that she has no losses because it is a very popular product used in every social gathering and for which there is always a demand. This is loan number 6 for the MFP institution and she is committed to making her payments on time. She is also happy with her communal bank, because she considers the members to be committed and supportive people.

With the amount she has asked for, 2500 nuevos soles, she will invest in buying merchandise, that is, different flavors and brands of soft drinks, seeking low prices by buying in bulk. This way, she hopes she can increase her profit margin.
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Antonia, de 65 años de edad, es una mujer trabajadora y dinámica, además de alegre y sociable, es separada del padre de sus 2 hijas: Mia Cecilia de 24 y Auda de 22 años de edad y su nieto. Juntos habitan cómodamente su propia casa. La actividad que realiza Antonia es la venta de bebidas gasificadas, para lo cual cuenta con una refrigeradora en su propia casa, en donde puede guardar su producto a la temperatura que le agrada a su público consumidor, quienes compran para llevar a tomar en otros lugares, y no toman en la casa de Antonia.
Dedicándose a dicha actividad hace más de 3 años, y contando con la ayuda de su hija en la venta del producto a los clientes. Considera rentable su negocio por las buenas ganancias que le deja.
Lo que le gusta de su actividad es el ingreso económico que le genera, y poder apoyar a su familia con algunos gastos, también le gusta el tiempo libre que tiene y lo puede usar en otras actividades.
Por otro lado, comenta que en ésta actividad no se pierde por ser un producto de bastante consumo, en toda actividad social ya que siempre tiene demanda. Este es el préstamo número 6 con la institución MFP, por eso se compromete a ser puntual en el pago de sus cuotas. Además de sentirse a gusto con su banco comunal, pues considera a sus miembros ser personas comprometidas con sus obligaciones y solidarias.
Con el monto solicitado de 2500 nuevos soles, lo invertirá en la compra de su mercadería, ósea las bebidas gasificadas en variados sabores y marcas, buscando precios bajos por el volumen de sus compras, de esa manera espera aumentar su margen de ganancias.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 122
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  • $55,277,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Antonia to buy various flavors and brands of soft drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 8, 2012
Listed
Sep 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013