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Irma
Irma is 55 years old. She is married to Manuel, who has a job, and they have two children. They live together in their own house. Irma has a business selling meals at the weekend. She has a small space on the pavement outside her home for her business and it is there that she sells typical, regional dishes such as "juanes" (a rice and meat dish), fried chicken and roast meats. Irma always offers friendly and polite service to her customers. She starts very early when she goes out to buy her ingredients for the dishes she will be selling each day. She has had the business for 16 years and receives support from her daughter and daughter-in-law to attend to customers. Irma likes her business as it has brought her a lot of financial and personal satisfaction. She says that the work does not require much physical effort and so she is able to move forward in life. Irma would like her work to remain stable so that she may continue to work. This is her fifth loan with Kiva and she is very grateful for the loan opportunity she is being given and for the financial support that she needs to continue. With the loan of 2000 Nuevo Soles, she will buy supplies and ingredients such as rice, plantains, flour and eggs to prepare a greater variety of dishes. She will also buy fizzy drinks.
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Irma, de 55 años de edad , está casada con Manuel quien es empleado y tiene 2 hijos con quienes vive en su casa propia.El negocio que tiene Irma es la venta de comidas durante los fines de semana por está razón ha acondicionado un pequeño espacio en la vereda de su casa y ahí ofrece a la venta platillos regionales como juanes, pollos fritos, asados y otros, atiende siempre de manera amable y cordial a su distinguida clientela. Su actividad empieza levantándose muy temprano para realizar las compras de sus ingredientes para la preparación de los platillos que ofrecerá durante el día. Ya lleva más de 16 años en éste negocio y cuenta con el apoyo de su hija y de su nuera para atender al público. Le gusta su negocio pues le ha traído muchas satisfacciones personales y económicas, asegura que es una actividad que no requiere de mucho esfuerzo físico más de lo debido y eso le permite seguir adelante, desea que su trabajo permanezca estable para que continúe trabajando.Este es el préstamo número 05 con Kiva, está muy agradecida por la oportunidad crediticia que le brindan y por el respaldo financiero que necesita para seguir adelante. Con el monto solicitado de 2000 nuevos soles comprará víveres e ingredientes tales como arroz, plátanos, harina, huevos,entre otros, para la preparación de una mayor variedad de platillos, también comprará gaseosas.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 128
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,119,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Irma to buy ingredients such as rice, plantains, flour and more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 12, 2013
Listed
Apr 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013