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Merly
Merly, age 40, is a cheerful and enterprising woman. She is married to Roger, who is a public employee. Merly has her own home and lives there comfortably with her three children (ages 19, 13, and 3). She earns her living by selling food such as “salchipapas” (sausages and potatoes), fried chicken, pasta with chicken, and other dishes. Merly leaves early for the market so that she can buy all the necessary regional ingredients for preparing delicious dishes. Within her block, she has been crowned the best cook because of the good flavor of her food. Merly sells from the sidewalk near her house since it is a suitable place for conducting her sales. She has worked in this business for more than eight hears. Merly enjoys her job because it provides her with a diversion and she can generate an income at the same time. She is doing very well in her work and is able to generate a good daily income.

This is her fourth Kiva loan. Merly is very pleased to have financial backing so that she can increase her operating capital. In addition, she promises to submit her loan payments in a punctual manner. The amount of 1,500 PEN will be used to buy ingredients and supplies such as rice, potatoes, sugar, and other items for continuing her work. In addition, she will acquire a few utensils that she needs to continue her job.
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Merly, de 40 años, es una mujer alegre y emprendedora, está casada con Roger quien es empleado público. Tiene su casa propia y habita cómodamente junto a sus 03 hijos de 19, 13 y 03 años. Merly se dedica a la venta de comidas tales como salchipapas, pollo frito, tallarín con pollo, etc. Se levanta temprano para ir al mercado a comprar todos los productos necesarios de la región y así poder empezar a preparar los deliciosos potajes que le coronan en su cuadra como la mejor cocinera por su buena sazón, vende su comida en la vereda de su casa, en donde acondicionó un lugar para que pueda realizar sus ventas. Lleva ya trabajando por más de 08 años en este negocio. Le gusta su trabajo porque puede distraerse al mismo tiempo que generar sus ingresos, le está yendo bien en su trabajo ya que recibe buenos ingresos diarios. Este es su cuarto préstamo con Kiva, está muy contenta por que le brindaran un respaldo financiero y así podrá aumentar su capital de trabajo, además se compromete a pagar sus cuotas de manera puntual. Con el monto solicitado de S/.1500 soles, comprará ingredientes e insumos tales como arroz, papa, azúcar, entre otros para continuar con su trabajo, además de algunos utensilios que necesita para continuar con su trabajo.

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About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 129
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,130,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Merly to buy ingredients and supplies such as rice, potatoes, sugar, utensils, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 12, 2013
Listed
Sep 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 2, 2014