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Susan
21-yer-old Susana is a determined woman. She lives in her parents’ house with Yolanda, her mother, Walter, her father, and José, her brother. She studies civil engineering in a prestigious university, where she has to pay her own tuition. This is why she started with the business of selling household products.

After some time she saved enough to open a hardware store, which is only starting, but which with her effort she hopes to make grow. Currently her main source of income comes from selling of drinks and food. She teamed up with her mother to open up a space in her house every Sunday to serve her customers. Additionally there is a fair that takes place in the street in which she lives. This contributes to her revenues, as her business is always very busy.

She wishes to increase her profits, as she wants to finish her studies and start new projects. She knows that in order to achieve this she needs to save a certain amount of money. She is part of the communal bank “IDME”, and from which she has been able to get 10 loans throughout the years to improve her business by managing the money in a wise way. She promises to keep paying her dues. Susana is glad to be able part of this organization, where the members are solidary, “like a family”, she affirms. Susana will invest her loan in the purchase of several boxes of drinks of every type because it is during Christmas time that consumption of her products is the highest.
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Susan, de 21 años; es una joven luchadora. Vive en compañía de su mamá Yolanda, su papá Walter y su hermano José, en la casa de sus padres, desde que nació. Estudia ingeniería civil en una universidad reconocida, donde paga una mensualidad. Por esa razón incursionó en el negocio de venta de productos para el hogar. Con el tiempo juntó lo necesario para abrir una ferretería simple, aún le falta mucho, pero espera que con su esfuerzo de resultados y pueda hacer que su negocio sea reconocido y sobre todo rentable. Ahora su principal ingreso se centra en la venta de bebidas de todo tipo, además de comida, en sociedad con su mamá que le ofreció un espacio de su casa, donde abre todos los domingos, en la feria que se desarrolla en la calle que da a su casa, por lo que está obteniendo muchas ganancias, ya que es concurrida. Desea mejorar las ganancias que percibe, pues desea culminar sus estudios y comenzar nuevos proyecto, sabe que para lograrlo necesita un buen capital de dinero, que está segura de ahorrar. Ella pertenece al banco comunal “IDME” y este el crédito número 10 con MFP, en todo estos años, pudo mejorar su negocio, pues aprovechó el dinero con mucha inteligencia. Por otro lado promete una vez más cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas. Además le agrada ser parte de su asociación, donde los integrantes son solidarios, “como una familia”, afirma. Susan; invertirá el dinero en la compra de varias cajas de bebidas de toda calidad y tipo, pues en estas fiestas navideñas en donde consumen más.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 131
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,388,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Susan to purchase of boxes of drinks of every type.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 20, 2012
Listed
Dec 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 17, 2013