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Rocio
Rocío, 30 years old, is a hardworking and persevering woman who is also very polite and happy. She is separated from the father of her children. She lives in her own house with her 8 and 6-year-old children.

Rocío makes a living selling newspapers. She gets up at dawn and purchases newspapers from printing houses, then walks around the city streets selling them. She is very kind and polite with her customers, so she has earned some loyal customers. Rocío has worked in this business by herself for nine years. She enjoys this work because it is a good way to earn money and it helps her to pay her household expenses. Rocío's mother taught her how to succeed in this work, since she made a living the same way. Rocío considers this a good business because she makes good profits. She hopes to continue in this work and keep saving money to one day begin to sell perfumes and beauty products.

This is Rocío's fourth loan with MFP. She is very grateful to everyone who has helped to make this loan possible so that she can work toward her goals. On the other hand, she is also glad to be a part of this united and supportive group. She is requesting a loan of 1000 Peruvian soles to invest in buying newspapers from various printing houses so that she will be able to offer a wider variety to her customers.
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Rocío, de 30 años de edad, es una mujer trabajadora y empeñosa, además de ser alegre y cordial. Está separada del padre de sus hijos. Habita su propia casa, en compañía de sus dos hijos de 8 y 6 años de edad.
La actividad que realiza Rocío es la venta de periódicos, se levanta muy temprano en las madrugadas y se dirige a la imprenta donde compra sus periódicos, todo lo obtenido lo vende de forma ambulatoria por las calles de la ciudad. Atiende sus clientes de manera amable y cordial por lo que ha logrado ganarse su preferencia. Tiene 9 años dedicándose a este negocio y hasta el momento lo realiza sola. Le gusta su oficio pues le genera un ingreso económico que le sirve para mantener su hogar. Aprendió todo lo necesario de su madre, quien también se dedica a cumplir esta labor. Considera que su trabajo es bastante rentable por las buenas ganancias que le deja, desea continuar con su negocio y continuar ahorrando para incursionar en la venta de perfumes y productos de belleza. Este es el préstamo número 4 con la institución MFP, por tanto agradece a todos los que le permiten acceder a su crédito para continuar con sus objetivos. Por otro lado, se siente a gusto con su banco comunal pues considera que es un grupo unido y solidario.
El monto solicitado de 1000 nuevos soles, los invertirá en la compra de periódicos de distintas casas de imprenta, de esa manera desea tener una mayor variedad disponible para la venta.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 61
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,994,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.5
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Rocio to buy newspapers from different printing houses so she can offer a wider variety to her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 20, 2012
Listed
Jan 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 18, 2013