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Edith
Edith is 25 years old and married to Joel, age 29. They have two children, aged 4 and 1. This family lives in a rented home, located in a rural settlement.

Edith is a hard-working woman. Since the age of 19, she has worked in a range of fields such as agriculture, livestock raising and business.

But what gives her the most satisfaction is selling basic staple goods. For this purpose, she set up a sales stand in her home. She offers meat, vegetables, fruits, groceries, canned goods, beverages, etc. "In all of these years my store has grown, and I feel happy because I obtained everything I have today from my efforts," she says.

Twice a week she travels to the city of Tarma (1 hour away) to acquire the merchandise she needs.

Edith reports that the work is constant in her store, and thus she needs your help to obtain a loan and continue toward her entrepreneurial goals. This is loan number 2 for her with MFP. She is grateful for the confidence placed in her and confirms her determination to pay punctually.

She will invest the money in buying merchandise such as groceries, vegetables, beverages and other edible products, in order to stock her store.
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Edith de 25 años está casada con Joel de 29. Ellos tienen 2 hijos de 4 y 1 año de edad. Esta familia habita una vivienda alquilada y se ubica en un caserío rural.
Edith es una mujer esmerada. Desde los 19 años trabaja en múltiples actividades como: la agricultura, la ganadería y el negocio.
Pero la que más satisfacciones le genera es la venta de productos de primera necesidad. Para ello habilitó un puesto de ventas en su hogar. Expende carnes, verduras, frutas, abarrotes, conservas, bebidas, etc. “En todos estos años mi tienda ha crecido, por eso me siento contenta porque todo lo que ahora tengo, lo conseguí a base de esfuerzo”, dice.
Dos veces a la semana viaja hasta la ciudad de Tarma (1 hora de viaje), para adquirir la mercadería necesaria.
Edith considera que el trabajo es constante en su tienda, por ello requiere de su ayuda para obtener un préstamo y continuar con sus metas de emprendimiento. Éste es su crédito número 2 con MFP. Está agradecida por la confianza y confirma su voluntad de pago puntualmente.
Invertirá el dinero en la compra de mercadería como: abarrotes, verduras, bebidas y otros comestibles, y así abastecer su negocio.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 64
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  • $53,968,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.5
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Edith to buy grocery items, vegetables, beverages and other edible products to stock her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 20, 2012
Listed
Jan 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 20, 2013