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Maria
46-year-old María is a single mother who lives in her own home with her four children. She has a business selling regional fruits and vegetables such as papaya, oranges, and bananas among others. She works from home and has set up a large table to exhibit the products she offers to her customers. She has also started to produce and sell jams made ​​from more mature fruits.

María's house is located in a busy area which brings her very good daily business. She has had her stall for over four years and usually works alone, although sometimes she receives help from her children. She also sells soft drinks and ice cream to complement her fruit business, and the earnings from this help her to cope with the cost of running her household.

María enjoys her job because she is able to make a living from an activity which is not strenuous, and it allows her take the necessary time off in the evenings for other activities. This is María's fourth loan with Kiva, and she is grateful for the financial support she has received to help her move forward. She agrees to comply with the payment schedule in a timely manner.

With the amount requested of 800 soles, María will buy more regional fruits and vegetables to stock her business.
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María, de 46 años, es madre soltera de 04 hijos con quienes vive en su casa propia. María se dedica a la venta de frutas y verduras regionales tales como papayas, naranjas, plátanos, entre otros. La venta lo realiza en su casa, ahí acondiciona una mesa amplia en donde exhibe todos los productos que pone a la venta para satisfacción de su clientela. Eventualmente realiza mermeladas con las frutas que están mas maduras y posteriormente también los pone a la venta. Su vivienda está ubicada en un zona muy transitada y eso le permite tener a diario muy buenas ventas. Lleva en ésta actividad más de 04 años y trabaja generalmente sola aunque a veces recibe la ayuda de sus hijos. Complementa este negocio con la venta de gaseosas y helados cuyas ganancias le ayudan a sobrellevar los gastos básicos de su hogar. Le gusta su trabajo porque le permite desarrollar un actividad que no requiere de gran esfuerzo, además le permite tener el tiempo libre necesario por las tardes para realizar otras actividades. Este es su cuarto crédito 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 S/.800 soles, comprará mas frutas y verduras regionales para su negocio.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 117
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,346,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Maria to purchase regional fruit and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 24, 2013
Listed
Aug 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 25, 2014