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Milagros
Milagros, 42, is a single mother of four children, ages 23, 21, 19, and 15. They still live with her in her own house, which she bought with the fruit of her effort.

Milagros's job is selling clothing. She does her job in different streets of the city, selling to friends, neighbors, and family members. She also works on foot in the different markets in the city. She brings clothes from another city, where she herself goes to select the best-quality clothing in the best designs.

She has been working this way for four years. She does it alone because when she separated from her husband she had to find a way to earn the income she needed to pay her children's education expenses. During this time she has learned to recognized the tastes and preferences of her customers, which is why she always has the exact style or model for them.

She likes her job because she has time for other activities. She knows she has to work very hard to get things and thanks to her perseverance and dedication she can generate an income in her home.

This is her fifth loan with Kiva and she's grateful to those people who are giving her the loan she needs to increase her working capital. She also promises to make her payments punctually.

With the requested amount of 1500 soles [PEN] she'll buy a large quantity of clothing to continue selling to her customers: shirts, polo shirts, blouses, pants, and skirts.
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Milagros, de 42 años, es madre soltera de cuatro hijos de 23, 21, 19 y 15 años quienes aun viven en su casa propia, la cual compro con el fruto de su esfuerzo .El trabajo de Milagros consiste en la venta de ropa. Realiza su trabajo por las diferentes calles de la ciudad ,entre sus amigos, vecinos y familiares o también de manera ambulatoria en los diversos mercados de la ciudad. Trae prendas de vestir desde otra ciudad hasta donde se dirige personalmente para seleccionar las vestimentas de mejor calidad y de los mejores diseños. Lleva trabajando así ya por 04 años, lo hace sola ya que al separarse de su pareja tuvo que encontrar la manera de poder generar el dinero que necesitaba para enfrentar los gastos que requería la educación de sus hijos, durante éste tiempo ha aprendido a conocer los gustos y preferencias de sus clientes y es por eso que tiene siempre el diseño o modelo preciso para sus clientes.Le gusta de su trabajo ya que tiene tiempo para realizar otras actividades. Sabe que tiene que esforzarse mucho para conseguir las cosas y gracias a esa perseverancia y empeño puede generar ingresos en su hogar.Este es el préstamo número 05 con Kiva y agradece a aquellas personas que le brindan el crédito que requiere para aumentar su capital de trabajo , de la misma manera se compromete a pagar sus cuotas de manera puntual .Con el monto solicitado de S/.1500 soles, comprará mayor cantidad de prendas de vestir conformada por camisas, polos, blusas, pantalones y faldas para continuar vendiendo a sus clientes.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 124
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,814,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Milagros to buy pants, shirts, blouses, and other clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 27, 2013
Listed
Mar 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013