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Diana
Diana, who is 40 years old, is married to Dedmer, who is 49 years old. He is the father of their two dependent children, who live with them in the house that they own.

Diana earns her living selling regional foods. Every morning, she sets up her table in front of her parents' house and sells all the dishes that she has carefully prepared. She also sells various cold drinks made with local fruits. She serves her customers very courteously; the majority of them are her own neighbors. They recommend her to other people who then, with time, become regular customers. She began three years ago, initially selling very little, but with the passage of time she has gradually increased the quantity of servings in accordance with customer demand. So far, she has worked alone with the occasional help of her sister. She says that she likes her work because she has always been passionate about the culinary arts; after seeing the money she was earning, she felt no hesitation about establishing this business and generating her own source of employment.

At this time, she is requesting 2,000 PEN. She is vary happy to know that she will have financial support, because now she feels sure of being able to continue to run her business. With the requested amount, she will buy ingredients and supplies like rice, oregano, eggs, fish, and other products that she uses to prepare her regional dishes.
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Diana, de 40 años, está casada con Dedmer de 49 años y es padre de sus 02 menores hijos con quienes vive en su casa propia. Diana se dedica a la venta de comidas regionales. Todas las mañanas instala su mesa en el frontis de la casa de sus padres y pone a la venta todos los platos que prepara con mucho esmero, además también pone a la venta diversos refrescos elaborados con frutas típicas. Atiende muy amablemente a sus clientes quienes mayormente son sus propios vecinos y la recomiendan a otras personas que con el tiempo se vuelven sus clientes habituales. Se inició hace 3 años, inicialmente vendía poco pero con el paso del tiempo fue incrementando la cantidad de platos de acuerdo a la demanda de sus pedidos. Hasta el momento trabaja sola pero en ocasiones recibe el apoyo de su hermana. Comenta que le gusta su trabajo porque siempre sintió pasión por el arte culinario, además al ver las ganancias económicas que obtenía, no dudó en emprender este negocio y generar su propia fuente laboral. En esta oportunidad solicitará S/. 2000, está muy contenta de saber que tendrá un apoyo financiero, ya que así se sentirá segura de avanzar con su negocio. Con el monto solicitado comprará ingredientes e insumos como arroz, orégano, huevos, pescados y otros productos que usa para la preparación de comidas regionales.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 98
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Diana to buy ingredients and supplies like rice, oregano, eggs, fish, and other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 26, 2013
Listed
Aug 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 25, 2014