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Sheila
Sheila, who is 36 years old, is a tenacious and enterprising woman. She is married and has three children with whom she lives in her parents' house.

Sheila's business is the sale of a variety of snacks like gum, candy, cookies, chocolates, lollipops, juices, desserts, and others. She has a shop that she rents on a monthly basis in a busy part of the city. She restocks her products weekly, investing large sums of money. She has been in this business for more than seven years, and sometimes she gets help from her husband. At the same time, she also works as a drink distributor.

What she likes about her business is that she is able to have her own income, which allows her to afford what she needs and contribute to some of the household expenses. She feels very happy carrying out her work because she feels useful to society, even though she has wanted to give up out of fatigue many times; however, she always renews her energy and continues working with great optimism.

At this time, she is requesting 1000 nuevos soles [PEN]; she appreciates the opportunity and the trust she has been granted to receive this loan. For her part, she promises to make her payments in a punctual manner. With the requested loan, she will buy more snacks like candy, corn flakes, gum, cookies, pastries, and more.
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Sheila, de 36 años, es una mujer luchadora y emprendedora, esta casada y tiene 3 hijos, con quienes vive en la casa de sus padres.La actividad que realiza Sheila es la venta de golosinas variadas como chicles, caramelos, galletas, chocolates, chupetines, jugos, postres y otros. Tiene un local que alquila mensualmente en una zona muy transitada de la ciudad . Renueva sus productos de manera semanal llegando a invertir altas sumas de dinero. Lleva en esta actividad más de 7 años y en algunas ocasiones recibe la ayuda de su esposo. De manera paralela se dedica a la distribución de bebidas.Lo que le gusta de su actividad es que puede tener un ingreso económico que ella misma genera , el cual le permite solventar sus necesidades y colaborar con algunos gastos del hogar. Se siente muy feliz desarrollando su trabajo por que se siente útil a la sociedad aunque muchas veces ha querido desistir por el cansancio, sin embargo, siempre renueva sus energías y continúa trabajando con mucho optimismo.En esta oportunidad solicitará S/. 1000, por tanto agradece la oportunidad y confianza que ponen en ella para recibir éste crédito, por otro lado se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas de manera puntual.Con el préstamo solicitado comprará más golosinas como caramelos, hojuelas de maíz, chicles, galletas, bocaditos, entre otros.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,917,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Sheila to purchase snacks like candies, gum, cookies, and others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 30, 2013
Listed
May 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 19, 2013