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Carmen
Carmen is 37 years old, is married and lives in her own home with her husband and two children. Her business is selling food which she does at night on a table set up in front of her house. She had quit doing this business because of personal problems, now she will restart it. She needs to buy the necessary equipment like plates, pots etc. Carmen wants to help her family with some income as her husband doesn't make enough money to cover the household expenses. Given how profitable her business was and the amount of requests she receives, she wants to start again and make her business grow.

With the requested 500 PEN Carmen will buy the utensils she needs for her business, such as pots, plates, glasses, etc. She'll also buy chairs, tables and ingredients to prepare her meals.This will be her first loan with Kiva and she is happy that she can count on this financial support to realize her goals. She promises to be responsible in paying her installments.
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Carmen tiene 37 años, está casada y vive en su casa propia junto su esposo y sus 2 hijos. Carmen se dedica a la venta de comidas por las noches. Para eso instalará una mesa en el frente de su casa. Está retomando éste negocio pues lo había dejado por problemas personales, ahora consiguiendo los implementas necesarios como platos, ollas y otros. Quiere ayudar a su familia con los ingresos, ya que su esposo no gane lo suficiente para cubrir gastos del hogar. Por tanto, viendo lo rentable que es su negocio, y los pedidos que tiene, desea empezar y continuar hasta hacerlo crecer. Esto será su primer préstamo con Kiva. Está contenta de saber que contará con un apoyo financiero para concretar sus planes. Por tanto se compromete a ser responsable con el pago de sus cuotas.
Con el monto solicitado de 500 nuevos soles, los invertirá en la compra de utensilios para su negocio como ollas, vasos, platos, y otros, además de mesas y sillas, también ingredientes para la preparación de comidas.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 99
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,342,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Carmen to buy pots, glasses and plates for her restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 12, 2013
Listed
Jul 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 25, 2014