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Asteria, age 41, is divorced from the father of her five children, who are 25, 20, 16, 12 and 8. She lives with her children in her own house. Asteria works selling food products. She displays all of these products in a neighborhood store she operates in her house, where she serves her clients, most of whom are her neighbors, in a very friendly manner. She started more than five years ago thanks to her savings, buying in small quantities. Upon seeing the response to her business, she decided to buy more products. She likes her business because it allows her to be in contact with her customers and with her children. This is her first loan with Kiva, and she feels grateful for the financial support she receives in order to keep going. She is also committed to making her payments in a punctual manner. With the amount requested, 800 Peruvian new soles, she will buy basic products such as flour, rice, milk, beans, etc.
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Asteria, de 41 años de edad, está divorciada del padre de sus 05 hijos de 25, 20 , 16 , 12 y 08 años de edad respectivamente con quienes vive en su casa propia. Asteria se dedica a la venta de productos comestibles, todos estos productos los exhibe en una bodega que tiene en su casa, donde atiende muy amablemente a sus clientes que en su mayoría son sus vecinos. Se inició hace más de 05 años gracias a sus ahorros, comprando en pequeñas cantidades y viendo la acogida que tiene su negocio decidió comprar más productos. Le gusta su negocio por el permite estar en contacto con sus clientes y con sus hijos. Este es su primer préstamo con Kiva y se siente agradecida por el apoyo financiero que recibe para seguir adelante, además se compromete a pagar sus cuotas de manera puntual. Con el monto solicitado de 800 nuevos soles comprará productos en general tales como harina, arroz, leche, menestras, entre otros.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 129
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,116,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Asteria to buy products to sell such as flour, rice, milk, beans, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2013
Aug 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 1, 2015