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Elizabeth
Elizabeth is 40 years old and married to Juan, who works in transportation. She lives with him and their two children, ages 14 and 9. Elizabeth sells fresh fish and plantains from a stall attached to the front of her home. She begins waiting on her customers very early in the morning.

For nine years Elizabeth has worked at this business on her own and with a lot of enthusiasm. Fortunately, she says she does well because she manages to sell everything she offers for sale, and she likes the work because it gives her a source of income and the peace of mind her family needs. She is very eager to expand her business and improve the structure of her small stall. She also hopes to buy a motorcycle taxi, which she would like to rent out to generate more income.

Elizabeth is requesting this loan of 1500 PEN to by fresh fish such as palometa [a silver freshwater fish] and catfish, both of which are in high demand at this time of year. She says she is happy to know she has financial support that will allow her to move ahead with her business.
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Elizabeth, de 40 años de edad, esta casada con Juan quien se dedica al transporte, vive con su pareja y sus dos menores hijos de 14 y 9 años de edad respectivamente.Elizabeth se dedica a la venta de pescados frescos y plátanos, su negocio está instalado en el frontis de su hogar, ahí atiende desde muy temprano a sus clientes , desde hace 9 años realiza esta función sola y con mucho entusiasmo. Afortunadamente le va muy bien ya que diariamente logra vender todos los productos que ofrece a la venta y le gusta este trabajo porque le permite tener un ingreso económico que le da la tranquilidad necesaria para su familia ,por tanto tiene muchas ganas de ampliar su negocio mejorando la infraestructura de su pequeño puesto, además quiere comprar un mototaxi para alquilarlo y generar asi más ganancias.
En esta oportunidad solicitará S/. 1500 soles para la compra de pescado fresco tales como palometa y bagre ya que tienen mucha demanda en está temporada además está contenta de saber que tiene un apoyo financiero que le permite avanzar con el progreso de su negocio.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 74
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  • $53,936,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Elizabeth to buy fresh fish such as palometa and catfish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 14, 2013
Listed
Mar 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 18, 2013