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Luz
Luz is 34 years old. She is married and is the mother of 4 children, with whom she live in her own home. Luz works selling soft drinks, bottled water and general food products such as rice, sugar, oil, milk, pasta, flour and more. She transports all of these products to sell in the nearby communities located on the riverbanks and in areas far from the city and she stays there for several days until she has sold all of her merchandise. With the help of her husband, she started this business 3 years ago. Before starting it her income wasn't enough to cover her children's needs. Now that she has seen the good results she is getting, she is thinking of increasing her sales volume. At this time, she will ask for S/. 1500. She is very happy to know she will have financial support, since this way she will feel secure going ahead with her business. On the other hand, she is committed once more to making all of her payments on time. With the amount she has asked for, she will buy soft drinks, rice, food products and more to sen to the riverside communities to sell.
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Luz, de 34 años de edad, es casada y madre de 4 hijos con quienes vive en su casa propia. Luz se dedica a la venta de gaseosas, aguas envasadas y productos comestibles en general como arroz, azúcar, aceite, leche, fideos, harina y otros. Todos estos productos los traslada para su comercialización a los pueblos ubicados en las riberas de los ríos y zonas alejadas de la ciudad en los cuales permanece por varios días hasta culminar con la venta de toda su mercadería con ayuda de su esposo, se inicio en está actividad hace 3 años. Antes de iniciarse con esta actividad sus ingresos económicos no le alcanzaban para solventar las necesidades de sus hijos. Ahora viendo los buenos resultados que esta obteniendo, está pensando aumentar el volumen de sus compras. En esta oportunidad solicitará S/. 1500, está muy contenta de saber que tendrá un apoyo financiero, ya que así se sentirá segura de avanzar con su negocio. Por otro lado se compromete una vez más a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas de manera puntual. Con el monto solicitado comprará gaseosas, arroz, azúcar, comestibles, entre otros para enviarlos a los pueblos ribereños para su venta.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
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  • $56,783,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Luz to buy soft drinks, rice, sugar, and more to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 27, 2013
Listed
Jul 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 19, 2013