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Meri
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Meri makes a living selling fruit. She and her husband watch out for the well being of their 6 children and together have been able get all of them ahead and take care of the smaller ones. Her husband works outside of the home but when he is home and has the time he helps Meri in whatever she needs, especially in work that requires physical labor. Meri wishes to get the loan so that she can purchase goods for the improvement of the space where she sells her fruit.

Translated from Spanish by Laura Bobbit, Kiva volunteer.


Meri se dedica a la venta de fruta, ella y su esposo velan por el bienestar de sus 6 hijos y juntos han sabido sacar adelante a todos y cuidar de los menores. Su esposo trabaja fuera de casa, pero cuando está y tiene el tiempo para hacerlo apoya en a Meri en lo que necesite, en especial en el trabajo de esfuerzo físico.Meri desea obtener el préstamo que solicita para la compra de mercadería, así como para mejorar el espacio donde conserva la fruta que vende.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 130
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,372,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Meri funds to invest in her fruit sales business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Aug 1, 2008
Listed
Jul 18, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 16, 2009