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Emelda
Emelda is 40 years old and the mother of six children whom she raises and educates with the help of her husband, in the house they own. Emelda's source of income is selling local fruits and vegetables. She leaves early for the main port of the city in search of the best plantains, lemons, passion fruits, and grains such as corn, rice, beans, and other things that she will be able to sell. She sells her products in the front of her house, where she has put up a table with everything she has to offer her passing-by clients.

She has been working like this for eight months and it is going very well. During the time she has been running this business she has learnt many things, and the experiences she has gained during this short period of time have taught her to be more careful with some products and to invest more in others that have a higher demand during certain periods.

This time she is requesting 1,000 PEN. She is grateful to those who make this loan possible, because it will make her feel more confident in progressing with her business. She pledges to make her repayments on time. She will use the loan to buy vegetables and fruits such as plantains, lemons, and passion fruits.
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Emelda, de 40 años, es madre de 6 hijos a quienes cría y educa con ayuda de su esposo en su casa propia. Emelda tiene como fuente de ingresos económicos la venta de frutas y verduras regionales, desde muy temprano se dirige al puerto principal de la ciudad en busca de los mejores plátanos, limones, granadillas y granos diversos como maíz, arroz, frijoles y todo lo que considere comercial. Realiza sus ventas en el frontis de su vivienda en donde instala una mesa con todo lo que tiene para ofrecer a sus ocasionales clientes. Lleva realizando este trabajo recientemente 8 meses y le esta yendo muy bien. Durante el tiempo que lleva realizando su labor aprendió muchas cosas ya que las experiencias que ha tenido en este corto tiempo le enseñaron a ser mas cuidadosa con algunos productos y a poder invertir mas en otros que tienen mayor demanda en determinados periodos. En esta oportunidad solicitará S/. 1000, por tanto agradece a quienes hacen posible su acceso a este financiamiento ya que así se sentirá mas segura de avanzar con su trabajo, por otro lado se compromete a cumplir con el pago puntual de sus cuotas. Con el monto solicitado comprará frutas tales como plátanos, limones , granadillas y verduras.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 35
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,528,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Emelda to buy vegetables and fruits such as plantains, lemons, and passion fruits.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 13, 2013
Listed
Sep 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 2, 2014