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Melita
Melita, 42 years old, is a determined, enterprising, and hardworking woman. She is a single mother with a 14-year-old son who depends on her for his food and education. Melita works hard every day to be able to give him a better quality of life. She lives in her own house, together with her siblings and father. Melita works primarily transporting passengers on her motorcycle. She gets up very early to drive her mototaxi through the city streets in search of people who need transportation from one place to another. She has dedicated herself to this work for 16 years, which has allowed her to pay to feed her son and send him to school, as well as advance financially. Melita also has a car wash installed in her house and she complements this with the sale of different lubricants, motor accessories, and motortaxis.

Fortunately, her financial earnings keep growing, giving her the peace of mind she needs in order to continue working day after day. She works with the help of her brother and her father. What she likes about her job is that she can organize her time in her own way. She does not have a fixed work schedule, so, in this way, she can devote herself to all of her activities and ensure they run smoothly. So far, everything is going well for Melita and she hopes to continue that way until she must take on other responsibilities.

This is Melita's eleventh loan, so she thanks everyone who helps make it possible for her to access this financing. With it, she she will feel safer about advancing her business. On the other hand, she promises to punctually make all of her payments and, in this way, be assured and supported by the other members of her communal bank. Melita requests a total of 1500 soles that she will use to refurbish some parts of her car wash, to make some repairs to her motortaxi, and to buy some lubricants and oils to sell.
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Melita, de 42 años, es una mujer luchadora, emprendedora y muy trabajadora, está soltera pero es madre de un hijo de 14 años quien depende de ella para su educación y alimentación, es por él que ella se esfuerza cada día para darle una mejor calidad de vida, ella vive en su casa propia junto a sus hermanos y su papá. El trabajo de Melita consiste principalmente en el transporte de pasajeros, ella se levanta muy temprano para conducir su mototaxi por las calles de la ciudad en busca de aquellas personas que requieren transportarse de un lugar a otro, lleva ya 16 años en este trabajo que le permitió darle educación y alimentación a su hijo, además de permitirle progresar económicamente. Adicionalmente tiene un lavadero de vehículos instalado en su casa y complementa esta actividad con la venta de diferentes lubricantes y accesorios de motos y mototaxis. Afortunadamente sus ingresos económicos siguen multiplicándose y eso le da la tranquilidad que necesita para continuar trabajando día a día. Trabaja con la ayuda de su hermano y de su padre. Lo que le gusta de su trabajo es que organiza su tiempo como ella lo considere ya que nadie le impone un horario de trabajo y de esta forma puede estar pendiente de todas sus actividades y verificar su adecuado funcionamiento, le está yendo bien en todo y espera poder mantenerse así hasta que considere que tenga que realizar nuevas funciones. Este es el crédito número 11 con MFP, por tanto agradece a quienes hacen posible su acceso a este financiamiento ya que así se sentirá mas segura de avanzar con su trabajo, por otro lado se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas de forma puntual, del mismo modo se siente muy tranquila y respaldada por los integrantes de su banco comunal. Con el monto solicitado 1500 soles, utilizará para refaccionar algunas cosas de su lavadero, además de realizar algunos arreglos en su mototaxi y comprar algunos lubricantes y aceites para continuar con sus ventas.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 69
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,956,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Melita air condition her car wash and buy motor lubricants and oils.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 13, 2012
Listed
Oct 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 17, 2013