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Lucia
Lucia, 65, is a kind and strong woman. She is divorced and lives in her own home with her two daughters ages 20 and 22 who help her with the family business. Lucia’s work is to provide a time of distraction and entertainment to customers. Her entertainment center is located on the side of her house. It features a swimming pool and different environments such as a place to sell soft drinks, food, among others. She says she started this business because her friends were looking for a place to unwind and relax and there wasn’t a suitable place. It was then she decided to open this business. She relies on her daughters’ help who help in the care of people who use this place every weekend. Also they help in selling tickets to swim in the pool and in the preparation of various dishes. She considers her business profitable because every weekend people look for a place to have fun with their family and she considers her place to be suitable. She wants to continue with her business and continue to grow as an entrepreneur.

This will be her second loan with MFP institution. She is very excited because her group has welcomed her with kindness. She hopes to continue to be a member of this group. With the requested amount of 1000 Peruvian soles she will buy a refrigerator for 900 Peruvian soles and buy supplies to prepare various meat in her business.
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Lucia de 65 años, es una mujer fuerte y amable. Es divorciada. Vive en su casa propia junto con sus 2 hijas de 20 y 22 años quienes la acompañan y la ayudan en su negocio familiar.
El trabajo de Lucia consiste en brindar un tiempo de distracción y diversión a sus clientes, su centro de entretenimiento esta ubicado al costado de su vivienda. Cuenta con una piscina y diferentes ambientes como un lugar de venta de bebidas gasificadas, comidas, entre otras. Comenta que se inicio en este negocio porque sus amigos buscaban un lugar donde relajarse, distraerse y no había un ambiente adecuado, fue entonces que decidió aperturar dicho negocio. Cuenta con la ayuda de sus hijas quienes le ayudan en la atención de las personas que recurren a este lugar cada fin de semana. También la ayudan en la venta de entradas para bañarse en la piscina y en la preparación de distintos platos de comida. Considera rentable su negocio porque las personas cada fin de semana buscan un ambiente acogedor donde puedan pasarla en familia y considera que su recreo es el indicado. Quiere seguir manteniendo su negocio y seguir creciendo como empresaria. Por tanto éste será su préstamo numero 2 con la institución MFP, esta muy emocionada porque en su grupo la acogieron con amabilidad. Espera seguir siendo socia de este grupo.
Con el monto solicitado 1000 soles, lo utilizará para comprar un refrigerador de 900 soles y también comprará víveres para preparar las distintas viandas en su negocio.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 68
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,341,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Lucia to buy a refrigerator and products to prepare food.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 27, 2012
Listed
Nov 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013