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Mercedes
Mercedes is 38 years old. She is a hardworking single mother. Together with Beatriz, 17, she lives in her own home she was able to buy thanks to working hard every day. Mercedes sells food (vegetables, grains, preserves, beverages, candies, etc.). She has sold from her own home for more than 7 years with her daughter's help. Mercedes likes her job, because she is always visited by people from the community and she is happy to talk to them about the progress in their town. She also considers that the most difficult thing is having to travel an hour from where she lives to buy the groceries, but she keeps doing her wrk, since it is profitable for her quality of life.

With the loan she has taken out, she will buy groceries, since thanks to the loans, she is always making her business better. With this 8th loan, she is very happy with the trust that has been put in her and she promises to make her payments on time, like she did with the previous loans. In addition, she likes being part of her communal bank, because she works with responsible members. With the 3,000 nuevos soles she will stock up with sacks of rice, sugar, perserves, beverages and more.
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Mercedes de 38 años de edad, es madre soltera y trabajadora; junto a su hija Beatriz de 17 años, habita en su propia casa que logró comprarla gracias a su esfuerzo cotidiano. Mercedes, se dedica a la venta de comestibles (verduras, cereales, conservas, bebidas, dulces, etc.); sus ventas lo realiza en su propia casa hace más de 07 años con el apoyo de su hija. A Mercedes le gusta su trabajo, por que siempre esta con visitas de la gente de su comunidad y se siente muy contenta al conversar con ellos sobre el progreso de su Localidad; asimismo considera que lo mas difícil es tener que viajar a una hora de donde esta para realizar la compra de abarrotes; pero ella sigue con su labor, ya que es rentable para su calidad de vida.
Con el préstamo que obtuvo realizará la compra de abarrotes, ya que gracias alo financieros, ella cada vez mas esta mejorando su negocio. Este es su crédito número 08, se siente muy contenta por la confianza que le brindan y asegura ser puntual con su cronograma de pago como en anteriores créditos. Asimismo, le agrada ser parte de su banco comunal, porque trabaja con socios reponsables. Con los 3,000 nuevos soles, se abastecerá de sacos de arroz, azúcar, conservas, bebidas, entre otros.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 99
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Mercedes to buy sacks of rice, sugar, preserves and beverages.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 22, 2012
Listed
Oct 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 18, 2013