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Domitila
Domitila is 48 years old, and is a happy, good woman who lives with her life partner and their three children, ages 31, 27 and 25. Their family lives in their own house, and Domitila enjoys sharing life with and working to provide for her family. Domitila makes a living selling regional fruits during the daytime from a stand on the sidewalk outside her home. She proudly displays and sells the fruit she selects by hand from the best local market. After 5:00 in the evening, Domitila begins her work cooking and selling traditional, regional food dishes, such as: patarashca (a traditional seafood dish), grilled chicken, smoked sausage, tacacho (a grilled meat and plantain dish), etc. She has 10 years of experience in her trades, and largely works alone. Since her customers have been asking, Domitila wants to expand her business to include selling candy.

Domitila is grateful that her jobs allow her to generate income for covering household expenses. In addition, cooking has always been one of her passions from a very young age. She hopes to expand and strengthen her businesses, and to begin selling candy and sweets soon. This is her 13th loan with MFP, and she has always been known at her community bank as a responsible and dependable person.

Domitila is grateful for this opportunity, and promises to continue her good track record of prompt loan repayments. With the support from this loan, she plans to buy seasonal fruits for resale at her stand, as well as the food ingredients necessary for cooking up her delicious dishes.
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Domitila, de 48 años, es una mujer buena y alegre, es conviviente con su pareja con quien es madre de tres hijos, de 31, 27 y 25 años. Juntos habitan en su casa propia y ahí disfruta dar lo mejor de si por el bien de su familia. El trabajo de Domitila, consiste en la venta de frutas regionales, que lo realiza durante el día, ella sale a la vereda de su casa y ahí exhibe las deliciosas frutas seleccionadas por ella misma cuando son comprados en el mercado mayorista regional. Por las noches vende comida regional, sale a partir de las 5 de la tarde y empieza a preparar sus potajes entre lo que ofrece a sus comensales tenemos la patarahsca, pollo a la parrilla, chorizo ahumado, tacacho, juanes, etc. Lleva 10 años realizando este trabajo el cual lo hace sola. Ahora quiere implementar sus actividades con la venta de golosinas ya que le solicitan sus clientes. Lo que le gusta de su trabajo es que le da el espacio suficiente para tener dos ingresos en su hogar, además la cocina siempre fue su pasión y le gusta desde muy pequeña. Espera en adelante ampliar su negocio y vender golosinas. Este es el préstamo número 13 con la institución MFP, siempre se caracterizó dentro de su grupo como una persona responsable, está feliz por la oportunidad que le brindan para poder realizar una buena inversión, además está segura de que seguirá cancelando sus cuotas a tiempo como lo hizo hasta ahora.Con el monto solicitado 2500 soles, comprará frutas de temporada para venderlos entre sus clientes, además comprará insumos con los que prepara los alimentos que vende.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 110
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,749,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Domitila to purchase seasonal fruits for resale at her stand, as well as ingredients for cooking various food dishes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 5, 2012
Listed
Nov 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013