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Emilia
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Emilia is 40 years old, lives with her partner and has a 13-year-old daughter. She has an elementary school education and is a native of Santa Rosa in the Colloa province of Peru. A year ago she became a member of the Julia Jiménez Community Bank and received her first loan to buy more products for her general store, to which she has dedicated herself for 15 years. With this current $425 loan she is requesting, she plans to purchase more snacks, sugar, rice, noodles and fruit, and she plans to repay it within four months. Emilia has been working since she was 12 years old and she has always known how to confront problems and keep moving forward. She feels good about her business and the loans she receives. Her dream is enlarge her business and start selling school supplies.

Translated from Spanish by Marty Greenstein, Kiva volunteer


Emilia es conviviente, madre de una hija de 13 años y ella tiene 40 años de edad, estudió primaria completa, es natural del Centro Poblado de Mazocruz, Distrito de Santa Rosa, Provincia del Collao.

Integra hace un año el Banco Comunal Julia Jiménez, al obtener su primer crédito de S/. 300.00 Nuevos Soles, incrementó su negocio comprando más productos para su tienda de abarrotes y venta de frutas, dedicándose a este negocio hace 15 años.

Con este préstamo de S/. 1,200.00 Nuevos Soles, comprará más golosinas, azúcar, arroz, fideos, frutas, crédito que pagará en cuatro cuotas.

Doña Emilia indica con ese ánimo de seguridad que desde los 12 años de edad empezó a trabajar y siempre ha sabido enfrentar los problemas y salir adelante, ella se siente bien con el negocio que hace y con los créditos que recibe.

Su sueño es ampliar su negocio incrementando con la venta de útiles escolares.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 102
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,733,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Emilia purchase snacks and other grocery products / Compra de golosinas y otros productos (abarrotes).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Sep 17, 2008
Listed
Sep 3, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Feb 15, 2009