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Ines
Ines, 55, is a hardworking and earnest woman, as well as being cheerful and sociable. She is a widow and lives with her ​​two children of 22 and 28. They live comfortably in her eldest son's home.

Her business is selling fish; her son fishes in the lakes. To do this, they use a small boat which her eldest son uses to go out to catch fish, which she later sells wholesale to the local marketplace traders. Likewise, she also sells the fish retail from a stall in the Yarina port boardwalk, depending only on the help of her son.

She says that his business is profitable because it has provided both financial and personal satisfaction since the income has allowed him to pay for household expenses, household goods and other expenses. She also says that with the good earnings that she sets aside, especially in times of scarcity, she plans to expand the business in order to have more income. With the loan she has requested for 1000 soles, she plans to invest in the purchase of materials such as fishing hooks and roofing materials for her stall.
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Ines, de 55 años de edad, es una mujer trabajadora y empeñosa, además de ser alegre y sociable, es viuda, vive en compañía de sus dos hijos de 22 y 28 años de edad, habitando cómodamente en la casa de su hijo mayor.
El negocio que tiene, es la venta de pescado, pues su hijo pesca en los lagos. Para eso cuentan con un pequeño bote donde su hijo mayor sale a realizar las faenas de pesca, para luego venderlo al por mayor entre los comerciantes de los mercados de su localidad, asimismo lo vende al por menor en un puesto que tiene en el puerto de malecón de Yarina, contando solo con el apoyo de su hijo. Comenta que su negocio es rentable porque le ha generado muchas satisfacciones tanto personales como económicas ya que con los ingresos ha podido solventar los gastos de su hogar, así como comprarse enseres del hogar entre otros gustos, además comenta que con las buenas ganancias que le deja sobre todo en tiempos de escasez, tiene planes de ampliar su negocio y hacerlo crecer para así tener más ingresos. Con el monto solicitado de 1000 nuevos soles tiene planeado invertir en la compra de materiales para pesca como anzuelos, asimismo comprar materiales para el techado de su puesto de ventas.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 52
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,895,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Ines to buy fishing hooks and roofing materials for her stall.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 22, 2012
Listed
Dec 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 20, 2013