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Lita
Lita, age 49, is a single mother with four children. Three of the children are grown and independent. She only has one child, age seven, living with her. She has her own house in which she lives with her last child.

Lita’s work consists of buying carbonated drinks like beer and soft drinks wholesale. She later sells them at retail and earns her percentage plus what she is given for chilling them. She has been doing this work for five years. She has a small soda fountain in her house. She works alone, and she is the only source of income in her household.

What she likes about her work is that it gives her time to do other things besides working in her business. It is going well for her. She has customers in her neighborhood who know that her drinks are always cold, and they go to her business first. She hopes to be able to continue this way because it is going well for her. Later, she will perhaps expand the business.

This time she is requesting 1,500 soles. She is grateful for the financial support that she is receiving in order to get ahead. She pledges to make her payments punctually. She will use the requested loan to buy drinks like beer and soft drinks wholesale in order to be able to have a greater variety to offer her loyal customers.
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Lita, de 49 años, es madre soltera de cuatro hijos de los cuales tres son mayores e independientes, y solo tiene un niño viviendo con ella que tiene 7 años, tiene una casa propia en donde vive a lado de su último hijo. El trabajo de Lita consiste en la compra al por mayor de bebidas gasificadas como cervezas y gaseosas, para después los vende al menudeo y gana su porcentaje por el plus que le da al ponerlos a helar, realiza este trabajo ya por cinco años, tiene una fuente de soda pequeña en su casa y trabaja sola ya que es el principal fuente de ingresos en su hogar. Lo que le gusta de su trabajo es que le da tiempo para hacer algunas cosas mas a parte trabajar en esto, le va bien ya que tiene clientes en su cuadra que sabes que sus bebidas siempre están heladas y buscan primero en su negocio, espera poder mantenerse así ya que le esta yendo bien y mas adelante quizás agrandarlo. En esta oportunidad solicitara 1500 soles, y se siente agradecida por el apoyo financiero que recibe para seguir adelante, además se compromete a pagar sus cuotas de manera puntual. Con el monto solicitado, comprará bebidas como cervezas y gaseosas al por mayor para poder tener mayor variedad que ofrecer a sus fieles clientes.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 87
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  • $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 $550 helped Lita to buy drinks like beer and soft drinks wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 28, 2013
Listed
Nov 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 1, 2015