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Gina
Gina is a single 31-year-old mother and lives with her two children, who are age 6 and 15. They live comfortably in her grandmother's home. She sells cosmetics, which she purchases from catalogs and then sells to her friends and neighbors. In parallel to this, for the last two years she has been making crafts by hand with the help of her mother. She likes her business since it generates income that she needs in order to support he children, and it also allows her to set her own schedule so she can tend to her children.

She reports that she has a good business since it is profitable and requires little investment. Having seen good results, she wishes to expand and begin selling women's shoes.

This will be her second loan with Kiva, and she is grateful for the financial support which enables her to continue in her business activities. She promises to make her loan repayments in a punctual manner. With the sum she is seeking, 800 nuevos soles, she will purchase more cosmetics, as well as materials for making her crafts.
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Gina, de 31 años de edad, es madre soltera y vive en compañía de sus 02 hijos de 15 y 06 años respectivamente, habitando cómodamente la casa de su abuela. Gina se dedica a la venta de cosméticos , los cuales compra por catálogo y los vende entre sus amistades, sus vecinos, desde hace 02 años, paralelo a eso también elabora adornos a mano, contando con el apoyo de su madre en la elaboración de estos productos. Le gusta su negocio pues le genera los ingresos económicos necesarios para poder apoyar a sus hijos, además de poder manejar sus tiempos libres para atenderlos, comenta que tiene un buen negocio ya que es de baja inversión y rentable, viendo los buenos resultados desea ampliar con la venta de zapatos femeninos. Este será su segundo préstamo con Kiva y se siente agradecida de recibir un apoyo financiero que le permita seguir adelante, además se compromete a pagar sus cuotas de manera puntual. Con el monto solicitado de 800 nuevos soles comprara más cosméticos y materiales para elaborar sus productos a mano.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 102
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,733,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Gina to purchase more cosmetics, as well as materials for making her crafts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 9, 2013
Listed
Oct 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 6, 2014