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Sergia is 46 years old. She is a hardworking woman. She lives with her husband and children in the house she bought 20 years ago, Sergia works offering public transportation in a bus she bought a couple of years ago. According to her, thanks to the constant work she does with her husband, they have been able to pay off their car completely and they hope to acquire another one. Her job is transporting passengers to different nearby cities. Transporting people is constant and the work starts in the early morning hours until late at night. Now her plans are to do complete maintenance on her vehicle to be able to work with no trouble for the rest of the year. “If you don't do complete maintenance the vehicle can break down and it costs a lot more to fix it." she affirms. This is her first loan with Kiva and she is grateful for the financial support that she is receiving to keep getting ahead. She also promises to make her payments on time. Sergia will invest the S/.1,500 soles in paying for the complete maintenance on the vehicle by buying replacement parts and a couple of tires.
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Sergia, de 46 años es una mujer trabajadora. Vive en compañía de su esposo e hijos en la casa que compró hace 20 años. Sergia se dedica a brindar trasporte público con el ómnibus que compró hace un par de años. Según cuenta gracias al trabajo constante que realiza junto a su esposo, lograron pagar por completo el precio de su automóvil por lo que esperan dentro de poco adquirir uno más. Su trabajo consiste en trasportar a los pasajeros a distintas ciudades cercanas, la movilización de las personas es constante por lo que el trabajo es desde las primeras horas del día hasta muy noche. Ahora sus planes son brindar un mantenimiento integral a su vehículo para poder trabajar sin inconvenientes durante el resto del año, “si no realizas mantenimiento integral el auto se puede malograr y cuesta mucho más arreglarlo”, afirma. Este es su primer crédito con Kiva y se siente agradecida con el apoyo financiero que recibe para seguir adelante, además promete ser puntual con el pago de sus cuotas. Sergia, invertirá los S/.1500 soles en el pago del mantenimiento integral de su auto comprando respuestos y un par de llantas.


About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 87
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,982,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Sergia to do maintenance o his vehicle and buy replacement parts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 18, 2013
Aug 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 25, 2014