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Sofia
Sofía, age 32, is married and has four children. They live together comfortably in their own house. Sofía sells diverse varieties of fresh vegetables. She has a vehicle for transportation. She sells in an itinerant manner at the main market in the city and, in some cases, she sells in outlying areas.

She provides good service, which has helped her win over her customers. She has support from her husband. He drives the van while she attracts the customers with her powerful voice. She has been doing this business activity for over one year, and it is going very well for her.

She likes this business because it generates income that the family needs. She also likes it because she feels comfortable being engaged in a work activity with which she feels like a productive person. Before that, she was not able to find employment.

She will now request 1,000 soles. She is grateful to all of the people that make this loan possible so that she is able to firm up her plans. She will use the requested loan to buy fresh vegetables like lettuce, tomatoes, potatoes, onions, and others.
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Sofía, de 32 años de edad, está casada y tiene 4 hijos. Juntos habitan cómodamente en su casa propia. Sofía se dedica a la venta de verduras frescas de diversas variedades. Cuenta con un vehículo para el transporte y realiza su venta de manera ambulatoria en el mercado principal de la ciudad y en algunos casos por zonas alejadas de su localidad. Brinda una buena atención que le ha ayudado a ganarse la preferencia de sus clientes. Hasta el momento cuenta con el apoyo de su pareja quien se encarga de conducir la furgoneta mientras que ella atrae a los clientes con su potente voz. Lleva realizando esta actividad más de 1 año y le va muy bien. Le gusta este negocio pues genera el ingreso económico que necesita su familia y además porque se siente cómoda desarrollando una actividad laboral con la cual se siente una persona productiva ya que antes no podía conseguir un empleo. En esta oportunidad solicitará S/. 1000, por ello agradece a todas las personas que hacen posible su financiamiento para que pueda concretar sus planes. Con el monto solicitado comprará verduras frescas como lechugas, tomate, papá, cebollas y otros.

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About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 88
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,985,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Sofia to buy fresh vegetables like lettuce, tomatoes, potatoes, onions, and others.
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