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Emerita
Emerita, who is 55 years old, is married to Marcos, who is a worker. She lives with her husband in the home she purchased with his help. Emerita works selling books. Her business is set up in a space located in her home. This allows her to save on rent. Neighbors as well as strangers who come through the area keep her store busy. She serves her customers kindly. Her bookstore has been in business for nine years, and during this time it has become very well-known and popular. Her husband helps see to the customers in his free time.

What she enjoys about her work is that she became very well-known in the area and that it earns her the financial income she needs to have peace of mind. She mentions she chose this business because she needed to find a trade and feel productive, so she is very eager to keep growing and for her business to expand. This will be her sixth loan through Kiva and she is grateful for the financial support she is receiving in order to keep going.

She will use this loan of 2,000 nuevos soles to purchase assorted items like notebooks, pencils, books, etc. to stock her bookstore. She thinks that the more variety her business can offer, the better it will be received.
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Emerita de 55 años de edad ,casada con Marcos quien es empleado, vive con su esposo en su casa propia la cual compro con la ayuda de su esposo.Emerita se dedica a la venta de libros, para esto cuenta con un local la cual está instalada en su hogar de esa manera se ahorra en gastos de alquiler, siendo muy concurrida por los vecinos y extraños que pasan por la zona, a quienes atiende con amabilidad, su librería lleva ya 09 años de funcionamiento tiempo en cual a llegado a ser muy conocida y concurrida, contando con el apoyo de su esposo para la atención del publico en sus ratos libres.Lo que le gusta de su trabajo es que se hizo muy conocida en la zona, y que le trae ingreso económicos que le da la tranquilidad necesaria, comenta que escogió esta actividad por la necesidad de contar con un oficio y sentirse una mujer productiva, por tanto tiene muchas ganas de seguir creciendo en su rubro y ampliar su negocio.Este sería su préstamo número 06 con Kiva y se siente agradecida por el apoyo financiero que recibe para seguir adelante.
Con el préstamo de S/.2000 nuevos soles, comprará artículos diversos como cuadernos, lapiceros, libros, etc. para surtir su librería considera que a mayor variedad mas acogida tendrá su negocio.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 122
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,277,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Emerita to buy notebooks, pencils, books, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 5, 2013
Listed
Apr 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 25, 2014