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Roxana
Roxana, 29, is married to Denis with whom she has a 6-year-old son, they live together in their own home. Roxana makes her living selling cosmetics and women's accessories such as perfume, body cream, lipsticks, hand cream, earrings, necklaces and bracelets. All of her merchandise is sent in large packets from another city. Every day, Roxana seeks customers in the streets of her area, offering her products on credit or in cash as she takes payments either daily, weekly or every two weeks. She has been performing this job for four years and sometimes she gets help from her husband who has a car to transport her merchandise.

Roxana feels very satisfied with how this new step in life is going. She very much likes this type of work as it enables her to make the most of her time, during the hours in which she isn't working, she can carry out other tasks in the household easily. She has also learned to win over her customers' trust and respect through her good customer service and her wonderful smile. She has strong sales and as a result of this she earns good profits. Roxana now hopes to continue growing and in the future acquire a sales area to exhibit her products more easily. On this occasion, Roxana is seeking 800 Peruvian Nuevos Soles to buy cosmetics and accessories such as perfume, face cream and earrings.
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Roxana, de 29 años de edad , esta casada con Denis con quien tiene 1 hijo de 6 años , juntos viven en su casa propia. Roxana se dedica a la venta de cosméticos y accesorios femeninos como perfumes, cremas corporales, lapiz labial, cremas de manos, aretes, collares y pulseras. Toda su mercadería es enviada en grandes paquetes desde otra ciudad. Todos los días ella va en busca de sus clientes por las calles de su localidad ofreciendo sus productos al crédito o al contado ya que la cobranza lo realiza en forma diaria, semanal o quincenal. Realiza este oficio cerca de 4 años y algunas veces recibe el apoyo de su esposo quien tiene un vehículo el cual usa para trasladar su mercadería. Se siente muy satisfecha por lo bien que le va en ésta nueva etapa.Le gusta mucho tener este trabajo porque le permite disponer de su tiempo ya que durante las horas que no está trabajando puede realizar otras labores de su hogar con mucha comodidad, además a aprendido a ganarse el respeto y la confianza de los clientes en base a su buen trato y su gran sonrisa, tiene buenas ventas y como resultado de ello obtiene buenas ganancias, ahora espera seguir creciendo y más adelante conseguir un puesto de ventas para exhibir sus productos con mayor tranquilidad. En esta oportunidad solicitará S/. 800 soles para la compra de cosméticos y accesorios como perfumes, cremas faciales y aretes.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 127
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,346,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Roxana to buy cosmetics, perfumes, talc and more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 20, 2013
Listed
Apr 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 18, 2013