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Ines
Inés, 55, is a hardworking, dedicated woman in addition to being cheerful and sociable. She’s a widow living with her two children who are 22 and 28 years of age respectively in her oldest son’s house.

Inés works selling fish he son fishes in local lakes. She sells from place to place to merchants in her local market. She’s been in this occupation for about 15 years. She comments that it’s profitable because it’s given her many personal and economic satisfactions because income has allowed her to cover household expenses as well as to buy home appliances among other things. She also comments that the good profits she earns have made it possible for her to survive times of scarcity. She plans to expand the business and make it grow to earn higher income.

This will be her third Kiva loan and she feels grateful for the financial support she’s been getting to advance in business. She also commits to make her payments punctually. She will use the 1,300 soles to buy fishing supplies like nets and hooks.
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Ines, de 55 años de edad, es una mujer trabajadora y empeñosa, además de ser alegre y sociable, es viuda y vive en compañía de sus dos hijos de 22 y 28 años de edad respectivamente en la casa de su hijo mayor. Ines se dedica a la venta de pescado, el cual su hijo pesca en los lagos de la localidad. Esta venta lo realiza de manera ambulatoria a los comerciantes del mercado de su localidad , lleva en está actividad un promedio de 15 años. Comenta que su negocio es rentable porque le ha generado muchas satisfacciones tanto personales como económicas ya que con los ingresos ha podido solventar los gastos de su hogar, así como comprarse enseres del hogar entre otros gustos, además comenta que con las buenas ganancias que le deja sobre todo en tiempos de escasez, tiene planeado ampliar su negocio y hacerlo crecer para así tener más ingresos. Este será su tercer préstamo con Kiva y se siente agradecida por el apoyo financiero que viene recibiendo para avanzar con su negocio, además se compromete a pagar sus cuotas de manera puntual. Con el monto solicitado de 1300 nuevos soles planea comprar de materiales para pescar como redes y anzuelos.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 84
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,341,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Ines to buy fishing supplies like nets and hooks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 30, 2013
Listed
Jun 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 25, 2014