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Alicia
Alicia, 51 years old, is married to Evaristo and she has 5 children with whom she lives in her own house. The activity that Alicia carries out is the sale of food and it is the reason that she works all day. During the mornings she sells various light breakfast items like juices, breads, tea or fried eggs. Upon nearing the lunch hour she has different dishes like stews, soups and roast meats. In the evenings she offers for sale salchipapas (fried sausage and potatoes), salchipollos (fried sausage, potato and chicken), fish and other regional foods. She has implemented her premises with some tables and chairs where she serves her customers. She has worked in this business for more than five years and she does it with the help of her husband who supports it in the customer service and the preparation of the meals. She complements her concoctions with fresh drinks made with tropical fruit or with soda.

She likes her business as it generates for her the economic income that she needs in order to cover the household expenses and support her partner with it. She says that she has plans for expanding her work space to put in more tables and chairs and thus cater to a larger number of customers. On this occasion she requests 2,500 PEN, and so she is grateful to all of the people who make possible her access to the loan that she needs to fulfill her work objectives.

With the amount requested she will buy tables, chairs and ingredients for the preparation of her meals like potatoes, condiments, rice, oil, meats, chicken and vegetables.
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Alicia, de 51 años de edad,esta casada con Evaristo y tiene 5 hijos con quienes vive en su casa propia.La actividad que realiza Alicia es la venta de comida ,razón por la cual trabaja todo el día. Durante las mañanas vende diversos desayunos ligeros como jugos, panes, té o huevos fritos. Al acercarse la hora del almuerzo tiene diversos platillos como guisos, sopas y carnes asadas. Por las noches ofrece a la venta salchipapas, salchipollos, pescados y otras comidas regionales. Tiene su local implementado con algunas mesas y sillas en donde atiende a sus clientes. Trabaja en este negocio más de 5 años y lo hace con la ayuda de su esposo quien lo apoya en la atención y preparación de las comidad. Complementa sus potajes con frescas bebidas elaboradas con frutas tropicales o con gaseosas.Le gusta su negocio pues le genera ingresos económicos que necesita para solventar los gastos de su hogar y apoyar a su pareja con ello. Comenta que tiene planes de ampliar su espacio laboral para poner más mesas y sillas, así atender a un mayor número de clientes.En esta oportunidad solicitará S/. 2500, por tanto agradece a todas las personas que hacen posible su acceso al préstamo que necesita para cumplir con sus objetivos laborales.
Con el monto solicitado comprará mesas y sillas, así como ingredientes para la preparación de sus comidas como papas, condimentos, arroz, aceite, carnes, pollos y verduras.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 70
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,955,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Alicia to purchase chairs, tables and ingredients to prepare her meals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 19, 2013
Listed
May 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013