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Elizabeth
Elizabeth is 31 years old, married and has two children who live with her in her adobe house. She used to work in agriculture because her parents worked in this trade and taught her how to do it. When she was 18, she got married and had her first child, and because she had to stay at home to look after him, she decided to start selling food products from home such as milk, sugar, rice and other products in high demand. She has been working in this área for many years has now decided that it would benefit her to change the focus of her business and start up a restaurant with her brother. One of her main objectives is to have many food-selling businesses in her area and in the capital of her district. She hopes that this will generate more income for her and a better quality of life. This is her first Kiva loan and she fells grateful for the financial support that she is receiving to be able to get ahead, She also pledges to make timely payments. On this occasion, she is asking for 2000 nuevos soles to renovate the premises in which she plans to start her restaurant.
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Elizabeth tiene 31 años, esta casada y tiene dos hijos que viven junto a ella en su casa construida a base de adobe. Inicialmente se dedicaba a la agricultura inducida por sus padres quienes se dedican a esta actividad laboral. Tras cumplir 18 años se casó y tuvo a su primer hijo, viéndose obligada a quedar en casa cuidando a su pequeño,decidió poner un negocio en el primer piso de su vivienda dedicado a la venta de productos comestibles al por menor tales como leche, azúcar, arroz y demás productos con buena demanda. Lleva muchos años realizando esta labor y ha visto por conveniente cambiar de rubro de su negocio y junto a su hermano poner un restaurante. Uno de sus principales objetivos es tener varios negocios dedicados a la venta de comida en su localidad y en la capital de su distrito espera mejorar sus ingresos y calidad de vida. 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. En esta ocasión desea contar con 2,000 nuevos soles para arreglar el local en donde estará ubicado su restaurante.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,881,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Elizabeth to give maintenance to her new premises.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 23, 2013
Listed
Aug 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 25, 2014