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Patricia has been an entrepreneur since she moved to the United States nine years ago. Patricia is originally from Peru.

For the past six years now, Patricia has been operating a successful catering and events-planning business. She began her business informally and over the last year the business has become incorporated. Patricia prepares and sells Ecuadorian food. She also caters for parties, events, and small gatherings, for both adults and children. She has been very successful and through the years has been able to garner support and clientele through client referrals.

Patricia needs a loan to purchase catering utensils, equipment, and inventory. Patricia continues to operate her business from home. She lives with her two daughters and husband who at times assist her in her business when she is very busy. Patricia’s business provides the income for the family to send her daughters to college. Support Patricia in her efforts to grow her business and to continue to provide the economic support to her family so that they continue to prosper in the United States!

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  • $54,800
    Average annual income
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  • $12,688,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $5,150 helped Patricia to purchase catering equipment and inventory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
25 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 4, 2013
Jan 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015