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Lina
Lina, 68, is a good, friendly, and very persevering woman. She's married to Hildebrando, a merchant and the father of her two children, whom she raised and educated until they decided to become independent. Now she lives with her husband, 78, who accompanies her in life, and they share happy times. They have their own house, which she built on the plot of land she bought with the help of her husband.

Lina's job is selling staple products in her store, one of the busiest in her area. It's located in her own house and she's always there waiting to serve her customers pleasantly. Her job begins daily when she arises very early and goes to the market in search of groceries, a variety of staple food products to sell in her store. This is why her customers always go to her store, because she has the fundamental, fresh, and daily products. She also sells various brands and flavors of carbonated beverages. She started her business more than 20 years ago and up to now has had her husband's support.

She says that she enjoys doing this job and has a very good time. When she began working in this business she had some ups and downs but with a lot of effort she was able to overcome them and now she's very happy with her job. She has a lot of goals but the one she wants to achieve for now is for her store to grow so she can sell her customers a greater variety of products.

This will be her nineteenth loan with FMP. She's very happy to know that she has financial help; this way she'll feel more sure of making progress with her job. Once again she's committed to making her payments punctually, as with her previous loans. Also, she likes being part of her communal bank. She's pleased to say she's a founder and contributes to all the members being responsible and very supportive people.

With the requested amount of 2000 soles [PEN] she'll buy more merchandise and products to offer her customers: rice, sugar, milk, canned goods, and other things, as well as various brands and flavors of carbonated beverages. She'll look for the most competitive prices to increase her profit margin.
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Lina, de 68 años, es una mujer buena, amable y muy perseverante. Está casada con Hildebrando quien es comerciante y padre de sus 2 hijos a quienes crió y educo hasta el momento que decidieron independizarse. Ahora vive al lado de su esposo de 78 años quien lo acompaña en su vida y comparten momentos felices. Tienen una casa propia, la cual construyó sobre el terreno que compro con el apoyo de su esposo.
La actividad de Lina consiste en la venta de productos de primera necesidad la cual es una de las más concurridas de su zona está ubicado en un local en el interior de su propia casa y siempre está ahí esperando a sus clientes para atenderles de manera amble. Su actividad empieza a diario cuando se levanta muy temprano y se dirige al mercado en busca de los abarrotes, comestibles variados de primera necesidad para vender en su bodega, es por eso que sus clientes siempre acuden a su bodega ya que tiene lo primordial, fresco y del día.
También vende bebidas gasificadas de diversas marcas y sabores. Su negocio empezó hace más de 20 años y hasta el momento cuenta con el apoyo de su esposo.
Comenta que realizando esta actividad se divierte y la pasa muy bien, cuando empezó a trabajar en éste negocio tuvo alguno altibajos pero con bastante empeño pudo superarlo y ahora está muy contenta con su actividad. Tiene muchas metas pero la que por ahora desea cumplir es el de hacer crecer su tienda y así ofrecer mayor variedad de productos a sus clientes. Por tanto éste será su préstamo número 19 con MFP, está muy contenta de saber que tiene un apoyo financiero, así se sentirá más segura de avanzar con su trabajo. Por otro lado se compromete una vez mas en cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas, como en anteriores crédito. Además le agrada ser parte de su banco comunal del cual ella tiene el gusto de decir que es fundadora y aportar a que todos sus integrantes sean personas responsables y muy solidarias.
Con el monto solicitado 2000 soles, comprará más mercaderías y productos para ofrecer a sus clientes como arroz, azúcar, leches, conservas y otros. También bebidas gasificadas en cajas de diversas sabores y marcas. Buscando precios más competitivos para así aumentar su margen de ganancias.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 103
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,238,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.5
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Lina to buy rice, sugar, milk, canned food, and other merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 19, 2012
Listed
Jan 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 18, 2013