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Lucia
Lucia is 36 years old, a single mother of two children; Maribel, who is 18, and Yubiley, who is 7 years old. Both are still students. She works full-time serving in her food store. Since she migrated from the town where she was born to the city, she decided to open this business in order to support her two children, and to cover school, food and healthcare expenses. She has had her business for seven years, in which time Lucia has gained experience and carried out her work very happily. She likes everything about her shop, the only bad thing is that she cannot spend as much time with her children as she would like to. Lucia wants her children to study and to move to a big city, where they can have a better future. With the money from the loan she will fill her store with more merchandise, so that she can increase her future income.
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Lucia tiene 36 años, es madre soltera de dos hijos; Maribel de 18 y Yubiley de 7, quienes aún son estudiantes.
Se viene dedicando a tiempo completo a atender su tienda de comestibles, desde que migró desde su pueblo natal, hacia la ciudad, decidió abrir este negocio para mantener a sus dos hijos, los cuales demandaban gastos de estudio, alimentación y salud. Ya son siete años en el negocio, tiempo en el cual, Lucia ha ganado experiencia y viene desarrollando su trabajo con mucha alegría, ya que a ella le gusta todo sobre su tienda, lo malo es que no puede pasar mucho tiempo con sus hijos, como ella quisiera.
Lucia quiere que sus hijos estudien y puedan migrar a una ciudad grande, donde puedan tener un mejor porvenir.
Con el dinero del préstamo implementará su tienda con más mercadería, y que en el futuro mejorar sus ingresos.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 35
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,501,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Lucia to increase the amount of merchandise in her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Sep 24, 2008
Listed
Sep 10, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Apr 15, 2009