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Alda
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Alda is a 48 year old mother of 6 children, who she loves very much. She lives with three of her children who work and go to school. She has sold food and cold drinks for 13 years. Her friendliness and great care of her clients makes her a great businesswoman. Due to separation from her husband, she started her business, she did not do so out of suffering, but to overcome. She sells her food from 8 in the morning until 7 at night. Her work makes her feel useful. She enjoys her work because she learns to prepare a variety of platters, at the behest of her clients. She also works in order to support her daughter who is studying at university, as well as to cover the daily cost of living. Alda is requesting this loan in order to have a kiosk built and increase and develop her business, which will allow her to give better service to her clients. In the future she wants to have her own restaurant.


Translated from Spanish to English by Laura Jung, Kiva Volunteer.



Alda, de 48 años es madre soltera de 6 hijos que la quieren mucho, en la actualidad vive con tres de sus hijos que trabajan y estudian.
Se dedica a la venta de comida y bebidas heladas desde hace 13 años, su amabilidad y la buena atención hacia sus clientes, hacen de ella, una mujer de negocio, a razón de la separación conyugal inició su negocio, considera entonces que ello no fue motivo de sufrimiento, sino de superación. Vende desde las 8 de la mañana hasta las 7 de la noche, su trabajo es una forma de sentirse útil. Le gusta su trabajo porque aprende a preparar variados platos, a exigencia de sus clientes. Trabaja también para apoyar a su hija que está estudiando en la universidad, como también para sus gastos diarios.
El motivo de la solicitud de este préstamo es para mandar a construir un kiosco, ampliar e implementar el mismo y desde luego dar una mejor acogida a sus clientes. Posteriormente quiere tener su restaurante.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 118
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,266,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Alda improve her food sales business with the construction of a kiosk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Aug 29, 2008
Listed
Aug 15, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 16, 2009